After years of reliable service, csync2 2.0 did exactly that for me just last 
week. One file suddenly owned by root.
Ari


On 17/7/17 10:32PM, Kevin Cackler wrote:
> Funnily enough, we are also experiencing this issue with the root owned 
> files. Randomly, and without any definable pattern, so far as we can tell, 
> we'll get a file that suddenly is owned by root:root with rw permissions and 
> we have to go in and correct the permissions. So far we haven't been able to 
> nail down the cause of this.
> 
> Mark Hodge wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I've recently setup a csync cluster between 3 nodes and although the
>> ring model works ok, it obviously fails when the middle server (node
>> 2) is offline. Therefore I've been trying to get a working config that
>> is something like this:
>>
>> node1 => node2 + node3
>> node2 => node1 + node3
>> node3 => node1 + node2
>>
>> So at least if node2 is offline, node1+node3 are still syncing.
>>
>> Is this the best way to achieve this? using "master (slave)" pairs?
>>
>> I ended up putting csync on all nodes in a cron every minute (lsync
>> would crash occasionally) when csync returned errors.
>>
>> I got lots of "Database is busy, sleeping a sec" errors, which I
>> presumed was because csync was running at the same time on each node
>> and causing db locks. So I staggered them, at 0, 20 and 40 sec in the
>> minute which got rid of the "busy" errors.
>>
>> However, occasionally I will get random files appear one one or more
>> nodes owned by "root" with perms "rw" only for owner. This means
>> standard users cannot access these files. I suspect that csync is
>> somehow failing to set uid/gid/perms after the copy.
>>
>> How can this happen?
>>
>> Mark.
>>
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