Oracle Traffic Director Deployment Of Config Change Hangs After Disabling A TCP Listener Listening On VIP Of A Failover Group
Last updated on FEBRUARY 25, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Traffic Director - Version 22.214.171.124.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
A TCP listener is configured to listen on a virtual ip (VIP) that is configured for a failover group. After disabling the listener via the admin console and then subsequently deploying the change, the console hangs for 1 or 2 minutes and then gives an error that says the deployment on one node (irxvli0163.x.x.x) is successful and the deployment on the other node (irxvli0164.x.x.x ) failed due to the node being unreachable.
The admin server server.log has:
The issue is reproducible even without using the admin console for deployment of the config change. It can be reproduced using the following sequence:
1. Increase the number of acceptor threads for a listener to a higher value (e.g 96).
2. Start the instance with the listener enabled.
3. Manually edit server.xml to disable the listener (e.g: <enabled>false</enabled> )
4. Run /bin/reconfig on the instance that doesn't have VIP running
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