[OpenAFS] Deleted db servers still being queried

Patricia O'Reilly oreilly@qualcomm.com
Mon, 22 Aug 2011 18:35:21 -0700

I believe you will need to restart all your client machines. 

Jaap Winius wrote:
> Hi folks,
> My AFS network used to have six hosts: thee db servers and three fs 
> servers. Thinking that I might be able to end some unexplained behavior, 
> I decided to consolidate them and have three hosts.
> I did this by creating a new db server on each fs server host and then 
> deleting the db server that was closest to it. I deleted the old db 
> servers by applying both the "bos removehost" command to each of the 
> existing servers,"vos changeaddr" to remove the old IP addresses from 
> the VLDB, as well as to restart each server after the entries had been 
> removed.
> However, I must not have done this in the correct order or made a 
> mistake, because even though the system seems to behave properly, I see 
> evidence that the old db servers are still being queried. This despite 
> the fact that they do not exist in any of the CellServDB files, or even 
> the BosConfig files.
> Can anyone suggest steps that I might take to get rid of these old entries?
> Both "bos listhosts" on the different hosts and "vos listaddrs" do not 
> show the old addresses, plus I've also tried shutting down all of the 
> servers and then stating them up again. But, none of that makes any 
> difference. Where could these old IP addresses be hiding?
> Thanks,
> Jaap
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