[Pulp-list] Agent Heartbeat

Bryan Kearney bkearney at redhat.com
Sun Mar 13 15:21:31 UTC 2011

On 03/11/2011 05:48 PM, Jeff Ortel wrote:
> All,
> As part of fixing https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=632277, I
> update the pulp agent to publish heartbeats on the bus. The pulp server
> collects statistics on consumer (agent) availability. This information
> is available through the REST API:
> /services/agent/status/

Is this on the pulp server? Does agent == machine?

> The heartbeat interval is configured in client.conf. So, if you're
> running out of dev-env and not symlinking this, you will need to add:
> [client]
> heartbeat=10
> Or, whatever interval makes sense to you.
> In either case, you'll need to restart goferd.
> The CLI takes the agent status into consideration when doing operations
> that involve running commands on the agent. Namely, package install. If
> the agent appears to be unavailable, the user is advised and given
> choices. The agent status is also visible when running 'consumer
> info|list'.

interesting... very cool.

-- bk

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