Bug 535189 (RHQ-1911)

Summary: log a warning if agent is registering with a loopback address
Product: [Other] RHQ Project Reporter: John Mazzitelli <mazz>
Component: AgentAssignee: John Mazzitelli <mazz>
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE QA Contact: Corey Welton <cwelton>
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URL: http://jira.rhq-project.org/browse/RHQ-1911
Fixed In Version: 1.2 Doc Type: Enhancement
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Description John Mazzitelli 2009-04-01 16:15:00 EDT
registering an agent with a loopback address (localhost or is only for testing/demoing the agent. you should never do this in production because that agent will only ever be able to interact with a server on the same box (e.g. agent cannot participate in HA).

Log warnings in both agent and server log files when an agent registers with a loopback.  The functionality should not change - the agent can still register and work as before, this is just to log a message to inform people when this happens in case there was a problem with DNS mappings that a user isn't aware of (or perhaps they entered the wrong values in the setup prompts).

Comment 1 John Mazzitelli 2009-04-01 16:18:31 EDT
Agent log message:

2009-04-01 16:12:04,078 WARN  [RHQ Agent Registration Thread] (org.rhq.enterprise.agent.AgentMain)- {AgentMain.registering-with-loopback}This agent is registering under the loopback address [socket://] - this should only be done for testing or demo purposes - this agent will only be able to interact with a server running on the same host as this agent

Server log message:

16:12:04,171 WARN  [CoreServerServiceImpl] An agent [mazzthink] has registered with a loopback address. This should only be done for testing or demo purposes - this agent can only ever interact with this server. AgentRegistrationRequest: [name=[mazzthink]; address=]; port=16163]; remote-endpoint=socket://]; regenerate-token=false]; original-token=<was null>]; agent-version=1.2.0-SNAPSHOT(3357)]
Comment 2 Corey Welton 2009-04-06 14:44:49 EDT
This is verified.  Thanks for fixing this one :).
Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2009-11-10 15:49:18 EST
This bug was previously known as http://jira.rhq-project.org/browse/RHQ-1911
This bug is related to RHQ-1908