Bug Fix Advisory conga bug-fix and enhancement update

Advisory: RHBA-2009:1381-1
Type: Bug Fix Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2009-09-02
Last updated on: 2009-09-02
Affected Products: RHEL Clustering (v. 5 server)


Updated conga packages that fix several bugs and add enhancements are now

The conga packages contain a web-based administration tool for remote
cluster and storage management.

This update applies the following bug fixes:

* A bug that caused some operations to fail when accessing Conga via
Microsoft Internet Explorer was fixed.

* A bug that caused quorum disk heuristics to be lost after changing quorum
disk main properties was fixed.

* A bug that made it impossible to set failover domains for virtual machine
services was fixed.

* A bug that required that a fence device password be provided when a
password script has been defined was fixed.

* A bug that caused the "run exclusive" cluster service attribute to always
be shown as having been selected was fixed.

* A bug that caused adding existing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 clusters to
the management interface to fail was fixed.

* A bug that caused updating existing fence devices to fail in some
circumstances was fixed.

* A bug that caused the ricci storage module to fail to read mdadm device
information was fixed.

This update adds the following enhancements:

* Support for configuration of LPAR fencing.

* Support for configuring NFS locking workarounds for cluster services.

* Support for choosing between the Xen and KVM hypervisors for virtual
machine services.

Users of conga are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
resolve these issues and add these enhancements.


Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at

Updated packages

RHEL Clustering (v. 5 server)

File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1194
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File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1194
    MD5: 39ab480c84c531809d1272618c358bb7
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1194
    MD5: 56bc77f892933a242863cc729f957d37
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1194
    MD5: dcf94d8752032d797bc7c784a930d801
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1194
    MD5: 19cbbce45928e85a1df131502c127fd2
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1194
    MD5: 063ad0777d00dc6b3633dfd378763b95
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1194
    MD5: ca1e4cbda8f722cdb79ae270456386ed
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

450007 - cannot remove shared fence device through luci: "no node name was given" error
452704 - Unable to add existing RHEL4 clusters with RHEL5.2 Luci
460038 - Some operations fail when accessing conga via Internet Explorer
466013 - Add luci GUI support for LPAR and vmware fencing
466124 - storage module in ricci fails to read mdadm devices
467464 - adding qdisk to existing cluster fails to update cman entry in cluster.conf
469965 - Adding existing fence device fails
483067 - RHEL 5.3 adding resource in conga doesn't work in IE
483769 - Conga always shows VM properties as "Run exclusive" (regardless of what cluster.conf says)
483775 - Failover Domains can't be set for VMs as services of cluster suite using Conga
492392 - Conga Interface for Fence Agents Requires Password even when Password Script is Specified
493982 - HPiLO fence agent fields include SSH, which is not supported
495109 - Need xen/kvm flag for conga UI

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