[pgpool-general: 7380] Re: Watchdog New Primary & Standby shutdown when Node 0 Fails

Joe Madden Joe.Madden at mottmac.com
Mon Dec 21 20:19:54 JST 2020

Hi Tatsuo,

I haven't tried it with the watchdog_setup, I just configured it myself following the documentation.

I will try before the holidays and let you know.


Joe Madden
Senior Systems Engineer
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joe.madden at mottmac.com

-----Original Message-----
From: Tatsuo Ishii <ishii at sraoss.co.jp> 
Sent: 20 December 2020 10:58
To: m.usama at gmail.com
Cc: Joe Madden <Joe.Madden at mottmac.com>; pgpool-general at pgpool.net
Subject: Re: [pgpool-general: 7372] Re: Watchdog New Primary & Standby shutdown when Node 0 Fails

Hi Usama,

> Both wd_cli and the lifecheck mechanism uses the same path and commit 
> messages only mentions the wd_cli.
> Looking at the email I think it's a very critical issue and we should 
> do a point release for 4.2 The issue was caused by an oversight by the 
> "simplifying watchdog configuration" feature which was introduced in 
> 4.2, so the older versions should not have the same problem.
> Thanks
> Best regards
> Muhammad Usama

BTW, I wonder why watchdog cluster created by watchdog_setup does not show the problem.

> If I configure with node 0 always being dead:

Do you have any idea?
Tatsuo Ishii
SRA OSS, Inc. Japan
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