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Bug #4582

Last update detection is broken, causing cron remove cf_lock database and flood with emails every 5 minutes

Added by Nicolas CHARLES about 6 years ago. Updated about 6 years ago.

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Description

Cron now floods with mail, saying

WARNING: The file /var/rudder/cfengine-community/last_successful_inputs_update is older than 10 minutes, the agent are probably stuck. Purging the TokyoCabinet lock file... Done

Indeed du to a logical error, the file /var/rudder/cfengine-community/last_successful_inputs_update is updated only if the promises have actually been updated (and not only if the node could correctly connect to the node), resulting to a very often old /var/rudder/cfengine-community/last_successful_inputs_update file


Related issues

Related to Rudder - Bug #4604: Typo in the deletion of lock file if the promises are not updatedReleased2014-03-12Jonathan CLARKEActions
Related to Rudder - Bug #4752: cf_lock.tcdb is not cleaned by check-rudder-agent script when update file is older than 10 minutesReleased2014-04-11Jonathan CLARKEActions
Related to Rudder - Bug #4769: rudder-agent may be stucked by tokyo cabinet database bloatingReleased2014-04-23Jonathan CLARKEActions
#2

Updated by Nicolas CHARLES about 6 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Pending technical review
  • Assignee set to Jonathan CLARKE
  • Pull Request set to https://github.com/Normation/rudder-techniques/pull/314
#3

Updated by Jonathan CLARKE about 6 years ago

  • Target version changed from 2.8.4 to 2.6.12

This also needs fixing in 2.6.

#4

Updated by Nicolas CHARLES about 6 years ago

  • Pull Request changed from https://github.com/Normation/rudder-techniques/pull/314 to https://github.com/Normation/rudder-techniques/pull/315
#5

Updated by Jonathan CLARKE about 6 years ago

  • Subject changed from Cron floods with mail to Last update detection is broken, causing cron to flood with emails
#6

Updated by Nicolas CHARLES about 6 years ago

  • Status changed from Pending technical review to Pending release
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

Applied in changeset policy-templates:commit:24db47ff98e209cc4255a5a053465d6063b030b4.

#7

Updated by Jonathan CLARKE about 6 years ago

Applied in changeset policy-templates:commit:3b157e44859ae84a264cbf6803f280fca0f2dc3b.

#8

Updated by Jonathan CLARKE about 6 years ago

  • Subject changed from Last update detection is broken, causing cron to flood with emails to Last update detection is broken, causing cron remove cf_lock database and flood with emails every 5 minutes
#9

Updated by Alex Tkachenko about 6 years ago

In addition it tries to delete the wrong file: ${CFE_DIR}/state/cf_lock.tdcb.lock (typo in the extension).
I would also change the message to read the agent is probably stuck

#10

Updated by Alex Tkachenko about 6 years ago

To be clear - the above typos are not in the policies but in the check-rudder-agent script.

#11

Updated by Nicolas CHARLES about 6 years ago

good catch Alex !

#12

Updated by Nicolas CHARLES about 6 years ago

Bug #4604 has been created to track this

#13

Updated by Vincent MEMBRÉ about 6 years ago

  • Status changed from Pending release to Released

This bug has been fixed in Rudder 2.6.12, which was released today.
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