[Linux-ha-dev] RFE - Don't consider missing client a fatal error(?)
sherod at pillardata.com
Mon Oct 11 18:20:52 MDT 2004
On Mon, 2004-10-11 at 18:09, Lars Ellenberg wrote:
> / 2004-10-11 16:52:40 -0600
> \ Scott Herod:
> > Hello all,
> > I've got a client that I load with a respawn command in my ha.cf file.
> > Currently (heartbeat-1.2.3) the heartbeat refuses to start if the client
> > binary is missing. Is there away to tell the heartbeat to consider a
> > missing client only worthy of a warning? If not, could such a thing be
> > added?
> if the client you configured is not available, that is fatal.
> if you had not wanted it HA, you had not configured it.
> if you know it is not available,
> you can comment it out/remove it from the config.
> when you later add it, you can tell heartbeat to "reload" the config.
> or did I miss the point?
Yep. That about sums it up. :-(
I confess that this is all for a system that is to be automatically
deployed in which case the client had better be there. The problem I'm
actually running into is other developers who whine about having to
install the client ... Okay, I withdraw the request and will refer other
whiners to method 5 of protecting syslogd from DoS attacks.
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