crm_verify - Man Page

Part of the Pacemaker cluster resource manager


crm_verify [options]


crm_verify - check a Pacemaker configuration for errors

Check the well-formedness of a complete Pacemaker XML configuration, its conformance to the configured schema, and the presence of common misconfigurations. Problems reported as errors must be fixed before the cluster will work properly. It is left to the administrator to decide whether to fix problems reported as warnings.


-?,  --help

This text

-$,  --version

Version information

-V,  --verbose

Specify multiple times to increase debug output

Data sources

-L,  --live-check

Check the configuration used by the running cluster

-x,  --xml-file=value

Check the configuration in the named file

-X,  --xml-text=value

Check the configuration in the supplied string

-p, --xml-pipe Check the configuration piped in via stdin

Additional Options

-S,  --save-xml=value

Save verified XML to named file (most useful with -L)


Check the consistency of the configuration in the running cluster:

# crm_verify --live-check

Check the consistency of the configuration in a given file and produce verbose output:

# crm_verify --xml-file file.xml --verbose


Written by Andrew Beekhof

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