[collectd] restart collectd daemon stops receiving data from, clients

Thorsten von Eicken tve at voneicken.com
Fri Jan 8 17:19:33 CET 2010

> One problem that we couldn't find a solution for so far is that
> whenever the collectd daemon which concentrates the results is
> restarted (e.g. when the server it runs on is switched to the
> secondary) all the graphs will be flat (and no data will be collected)
> until we restart collectd on all the monitored servers.
Does the IP address of the concentrator box change? (You mention 
"secondary".) If so, the restart causes the source collectd processes to 
re-resolve the hostname. Collectd unfortunately never re-resolves the 


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