[AG-TECH] Disappearing venue definitions?
eisenblaetter at imk.fraunhofer.de
Tue Jan 13 04:17:57 CST 2004
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: owner-ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov
> [mailto:owner-ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov] Im Auftrag von Randy Groves
> Gesendet: Dienstag, 13. Januar 2004 02:31
> An: ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov
> Betreff: [AG-TECH] Disappearing venue definitions?
> Has anyone else had this happen? I've been running an AG 2.x
> Venue server for some time now. I left it up over the
> holidays, but didn't actually check on whether it was
> responsive or not. When I returned, I just assumed that it
> had gone to sleep, although it was still running (the
> BridgeServer was also up), so I restarted both.
> Lo and behold, when I attempted to connect to my venues, I
> find that they had all disappeared! The venue server was
> back to it's default initial state. There was no 'backup' in
> the VenueServer.dat.bak file - it was identical to the main .dat file.
> This has happened before, and those times, I figured it was
> something that I had done in fiddling with the configuration.
> But definitely NOT this time. There is nothing that is
> obvious in the logs.
> While my venue server is not enormous, re-entering is not a
> huge pain, but a pain, nevertheless.
> But this points up a fairly significant hole in the venue
> server workings - there is no way (that I know of) to back up
> the server, and if that was available, of restoring it if it
> is trashed. I presume that if a version of the .dat file was
> available, it would be possible to manually restore the
> server, but I have not encountered the instructions for this
> process, if it exists.
> Oh, and BTW - I'd check Bugzilla for something like this, but
> it seems to be not answering its calls at the moment...
I have had the same problem. After my holidays VenueServer and BridgeServers
were still running. For another problem - the machine has slowed down very
much - I have rebooted the machine. After that the VenueServer has lost its
config and were back in initial state.
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