[lvs-users] Nanny and disabled server

Diego Bello dbello at gmail.com
Mon Jan 18 20:37:38 GMT 2010

On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 5:24 PM, Graeme Fowler <graeme at graemef.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-01-18 at 17:17 -0300, Diego Bello wrote:
>> Now that I have it disabled, I face another problem: how can I tell
>> nanny to stop checking on that disabled server?. I thought it would be
>> automagically done but I guess I was wrong.
> Why would it do that?
> Please understand that the majority - if not all - "health check"
> systems such as ldirectord, mon, nanny, keepalived and so on are there
> to maintain continuity of operation.
> If you have a server in the config, they will check it - even if it's
> down. They're waiting for it to become available again so they can
> switch it back into the server pool.
> Is there a problem with nanny checking the server when it's disabled?
> Graeme

The only problem is that the checking script I have alerts when a node
is not available sending an email. I'm trying to avoid that.

I thought that disabling a server will tell LVS to not take it into
account. Now I see I misunderstood that.


Diego Bello Carreño

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