[DRBD-user] drbdadm verify resource with cron

Dan Barker dbarker at visioncomm.net
Fri Jun 21 14:02:02 CEST 2013

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.


You are not looking for a return code, and the oos counter in /proc/drbd might not go up for hours.

What you want is to configure the Out Of Sync handler. Mine (cron to run weekly, one resource per night) says:
                out-of-sync      "/usr/lib/drbd/notify-out-of-sync.sh myemail at address.tld<mailto:myemail at address.tld>";

When I get these email, I can remedy the situation; disconnect/connect to resync, replace a drive if it's bad, whatever. It only sends the email about once per year (not using RAID).

Dan in Atlanta

From: drbd-user-bounces at lists.linbit.com [mailto:drbd-user-bounces at lists.linbit.com] On Behalf Of Roberto Fastec
Sent: Thursday, June 20, 2013 6:56 PM
To: drbd-user at lists.linbit.com
Subject: [DRBD-user] drbdadm verify resource with cron

Dear readers

I have configured drbd with resource syncer

Since everything is running fine, the command
#drbdadm verify resource

outputs nothing

I'm wondering what the output could be if some re-sync is needed, this is meant to use it with cron.

Thank you for hinting

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