registry config not being updated on one of my clusters ... how do I troubleshoot this

Richard Sharpe realrichardsharpe at
Tue Dec 9 13:35:34 MST 2014

On Tue, Dec 9, 2014 at 11:46 AM, Michael Adam <obnox at> wrote:
> Hi Richard,
> On 2014-12-09 at 11:21 -0800, Richard Sharpe wrote:
>> I am trying to use registry-based configuration on two CTDB clusters.
>> On one of then, the OCFS2 cluster everything works as expected. When I
>> update a parameter on one node I can see it immediately on the other
>> node by doing a 'net conf list' command.
>> However, on the other cluster, even though ctdb status shows both
>> nodes as up, nothing I do with net conf setparm on one node is visible
>> on the other node.
>> Where should I look to troubleshoot this?
> - samba compiled with cluster support?
> - samba's config with "clustering = yes"
> - ctdbd socket in samba matching ctdbd's socket?
> if that all is confirmed, it _should_ work.
> - ctdb status prints a lot of useful information
> - (onnode all) ctdb getdbmap shows the db's attached on the
>   current/all nodes.
> - ctdb cattdb registry.tdb cats the local copy of registry tdb on
>   a node


When I do ctdb cattdb registry.tdb on both nodes, there is no
difference, but node 1 shows nothing when I do net conf list.

Richard Sharpe

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