[Rdo-list] [Mitaka] Automatic restart for services

Ihar Hrachyshka ihrachys at redhat.com
Thu Nov 12 16:06:58 UTC 2015

Fabio M. Di Nitto <fdinitto at redhat.com> wrote:

> On 11/12/2015 5:01 PM, Ihar Hrachyshka wrote:
>> Fabio M. Di Nitto <fdinitto at redhat.com> wrote:
>>> On 11/12/2015 4:55 PM, Javier Pena wrote:
>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>> On 11/12/2015 05:42 AM, Haïkel wrote:
>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>> this has been discussed for a while, so I'd like to set automatic
>>>>>> restart for OpenStack services as a goal for Mitaka - milestone 1.
>>>>>> These are easy fixes, and by setting it to milestone 1, we'll have
>>>>>> more than enough time to test this and optimize.
>>>>>> I already created a trello card to track that effort, but I'd like to
>>>>>> get your feedback first.
>>>>>> https://trello.com/c/HfXMLSTD/106-set-automatic-restart-for-service
>>>>> can you describe what you mean here by automatic restart for services?
>>>>> I'm worried what the implications would be for things that are running
>>>>> under Pacemaker control in an HA environment, so I think we need more
>>>>> details here
>>>> FWIW, this option is already enabled in some services, such as
>>>> nova-api
>>>> (https://github.com/openstack-packages/nova/blob/rpm-master/openstack-nova-api.service)
>>>> where Restart=always. I've checked a Juno deployment, and that option
>>>> was already set back then.
>>> It shouldn´t affect pacemaker deployment, because we do override some of
>>> those values via dbus config.
>> To clarify things, doesn’t it affect just nova-api because you have some
>> special treatment for the service? or it would not affect you if applied
>> to other units? [In that case we could go forward and set automatic
>> restart policy there, while you could stick to your hooks to influence
>> service restart behaviour.]
> all services in pacemaker that are managed/monitored via systemd gets a
> set of overrides to avoid those kind of issues.

Then we should be safe to proceed with the feature.


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