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

Amos Shapira amos.shapira at gmail.com
Fri Jan 8 22:46:17 CET 2010

2010/1/9 Thorsten von Eicken <tve at voneicken.com>:
>> 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
> hostnames.

No. We use a virtual IP which floats between the real servers.

It also happens if the collector is restarted on the same server.

Sorry I mentioned the fail-over. It just added noise to my question.



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