[PVE-User] Confused about fencing device...

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Sat Sep 21 15:25:51 CEST 2013

> Ok... Not a lot, but at least one:
> http://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Fencing#Dell_servers

That just describe how to do it.

> Ok... APC... But what bother me is the fact that we need at least 3 nodes to
> make HA work.
> Other solution like XenServer, which is now OpenSource, allow me to do HA with
> 2 nodes and a dedicate storage.

2Nodes + 1Storage ==> 3Nodes

You can do the same thing with Proxmox using a quorum disk.
But using a quorum disk is IMHO a bit of a hack, so I prefer using 3 nodes.

> You see? 

No, I do not see?

>Perhaps the Proxmox HA model has some disadvantage when compare
> with XenServer.

I really don't think so.

> Sorry if I wrong here... But I'm not totally convinced...

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