You could use a different watchdog-port for each of your instance:


On Feb 7, 2008 12:27 PM, Daniel Lopez <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Would then be the recommended way to work to set all watchdog ports on
> all resin.conf files to be the same one? I'm thinking that might be
> causing some of the issues as "side effect".
> I understand the reason to use a well-known port, but sometimes the
> instances stop responding due to some application misbehaving (in our
> case, usually a DB breaks connections the wrong way and ends up
> blocking the JVM) and that's the time to kill the process manually. We
> have some scripts to check the status of the OS processes as sometimes
> the applications themselves, as bad patients, are not reliable on
> answering about their status :). Having an option to hard-kill
> instances have been proven very useful through the years, with this or
> any long lived processes. It's not an issue specific to Resin or any
> other server.
> My only issue was the watchdog process reporting instances to be up
> when they were not, as this woud mean it would not startup the new
> instance. So thanks for creating the bug reports, I'll keep an eyem on
> them to upgrade again.
> S!
> D.
> >> So my question would be... is there any configuration setting I can
> >> use
> >> with 3.1 to have several instances totally independent, so I can
> >> start/stop/kill one of them without affecting the rest? Unfortunately,
> >> sharing ONE resin.conf file is not an option and using ONE instance is
> >> not an option as well.
> >
> > That's the purpose of the watchdog-port.  The start/stop program needs
> > a well-known port so it can tell the instance to shut down.  The old
> > 3.0 method used pid files to handle the same situation.
> >
> > -- Scott
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