Support for I/O fencing with Storage Foundation High Availability ( SFHA ) and Storage Foundation Cluster File System ( SFCFS ) clusters of VMware Virtual Machines

Article:TECH169366  |  Created: 2011-09-12  |  Updated: 2014-01-02  |  Article URL
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Introduction to I/O fencing

I/O fencing is a feature that prevents data corruption in the event of a communication failure in a SFHA/SFCFS cluster. I/O Fencing consists of two components, Membership Arbitration and Data Protection.


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VMware I/O fencing
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