[Linux-HA] hb_gui failing to authenticate... although it has
worked in the past
dejanmm at fastmail.fm
Mon Nov 5 06:37:05 MST 2007
On Mon, Nov 05, 2007 at 10:48:04AM +0000, John Gardner wrote:
> Dejan Muhamedagic wrote:
> > Hi,
> > On Wed, Oct 31, 2007 at 01:44:14PM +0000, John Gardner wrote:
> >> I'm running CentOS 4.5 and I've had heartbeat up and running
> >> successfully for a number of months, and configured it initially with
> >> hb_gui, but I've never really used it since then... Anyway, 4 months on
> >> I powered up hb_gui to make some changes and it won't connect to the
> >> heartbeat server, it gives this error:
> >> mgmtd: : ERROR: on_listen receive login msg failed
> > The first message on the connection was not a proper login
> > message. This used to happen in the past also because of
> > different client and server versions.
> >> Why would it suddenly stop working?
> > Are you absolutely sure that nothing changed in the meantime?
> > Things don't just stop working. Typically there is a reason.
> Yeah, I agree. Things don't stop working... but this has. OK, that's
> not true. hb_gui hasn't stopped working, the GUI still appears and
> heartbeat is still operating fine, the only problem is that hb_gui will
> now no longer connect to heartbeat.
> > Which heartbeat version do you run?
> I'm using 2.0.8 which is packaged for CentOS. I'm using 2.0.8. version
> of of hb_gui and 2.0.8 of heartbeat.
> I've installed hb_gui on three separate servers, two access the
> heartbeat server via VPN and the third is on the same subnet as the
> heartbeat server. All three connect using:
> Server(:port) 192.168.1.65:694
> Username heartbeat
> Password xxxxxxx
> The 'heartbeat' user is definitely in the haclient group (see /etc/group
> But every time I try to connect from either hb_gui client I get:
> Failed in the authentication
> User Name or Password may be wrong.
> or the user desn't belong to the haclient group
The server for some reason doesn't understand the GUI. It never
gets to checking the credentials. Did you try to connect to
> on the GUI and the following in the log:
> Nov 5 10:26:56 server01 mgmtd: : ERROR: on_listen receive login
> msg failed
> Nov 5 10:32:10 server01 mgmtd: : ERROR: on_listen receive login
> msg failed
> I'm at a bit of a loss what to do next really, I need to add another
> Virtual IP today, but I can't connect :-(
You can use cibadmin to edit the CIB. Try man cibadmin or
linux-ha.org for instructions.
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