09-08-2018 01:16 AM
Yesterday I had a remote sesson with TAC to increase the swap size on our cluster master publisher.
I then rebooted the VM out of normal working hours as asked to do.
1). Reboot command took the server down but didn't bring it back up
2). Use VMWare console to power cycle server
3). Although it did come back, by this time our standby publisher kicked in
4). rejoined original MP to cluster
5). When I tried to make it the MP again I got a message saying
"All application licenses will be deactivated pleasecontact support to reactivate licenses"
I'm running 6.7.5 so would have thought with the licensing model this wasn;t applicable.
Also, last night connecting to the standby publisher everythnig seemed o.k.
This morning, after logging in I get loads of error processing request messages, so don;t think I can actually move back to my original publisher via the standby gui.
Got a TAC call outstanding but is the applicatino license message true?
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09-09-2018 03:08 AM - edited 09-10-2018 01:43 AM
Log onto old master publisher CLI as appadmin
<Get warning messages about losing application licenses - don't think it applies to new 6.7 license model>
and it gets on with it
FYI after selectingf Yes, what you should see is something like this ... replacing our IP addresses with yours and dependent on number of nodes in your cluster
Continue? [y|n]: y
INFO - Checking cluster connectivity
INFO - Temporarily pausing replication on all nodes...
INFO - Trying to bring all nodes to sync...
INFO - Transfering ownership from node with management IP=18.104.22.168
INFO - Switching local node to publisher
INFO - Switching replication on other nodes to replicate from this node
INFO - 22.214.171.124: - Subscriber now replicating from publisher 126.96.36.199
INFO - 188.8.131.52: - Subscriber now replicating from publisher 184.108.40.206
INFO - 220.127.116.11: - Subscriber now replicating from publisher 18.104.22.168
INFO - 22.214.171.124: - Subscriber now replicating from publisher 126.96.36.199
INFO - 188.8.131.52: - Subscriber now replicating from publisher 184.108.40.206
INFO - Subscription ownership changed to node with management IP=220.127.116.11
INFO - Restoring replication setup...
INFO - 18.104.22.168 is now setup as the publisher
Point to note howewver
When the secondary publisher had taken over, although you could connect to it using a web browser it wouldn't really display anything, just kept coming up with web browser errors or clearpass"unable to process request" messages. Initally worked just fine but after 24 hours seems to have had issues
So everything back to normal