Bug 169139 - Cluster hangs due to name length restriction
Summary: Cluster hangs due to name length restriction
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Cluster Suite
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-cluster   
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Version: 4
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jim Parsons
QA Contact: Cluster QE
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Reported: 2005-09-23 15:28 UTC by Wendy Cheng
Modified: 2009-04-16 20:10 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: RHBA-2006-0198
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-03-09 19:50:22 UTC
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Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2006:0198 normal SHIPPED_LIVE system-config-cluster bug fix update 2006-03-09 05:00:00 UTC

Description Wendy Cheng 2005-09-23 15:28:43 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #169136 +++ - filed to ask
for sanity check cluster name length in system-config-cluster GUI. 

Description of problem:
Red Hat GPS engineer on-site with customer reported cluster hung. The issue was
solved by restricting max cluster name to 15 characters.  

From: Nicholas Strugnell (nstrug@redhat.com)

Two bugzillas required:
1. Better documentation. The docs are particularly weak addressing how to get
the cluster manager started on the 2nd (and 3rd and 4th...) nodes after running
system-config-cluster on the 1st node. The 15 char limit also needs to be doc'd.
2. Need proper sanity checks in system-config-cluster, ccs_tool etc. to stop us
starting a cluster with too big a name.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
RHCS cluster on RHEL4U1

Additional info:
1) Patrick Caulfield has enforced "cman_tool join" to sanity checks the cluster
name (code into cvs already). 
2) The bugzilla was cloned to ask "system-config-cluster" sanity check the
cluster name length.

Comment 1 Jim Parsons 2005-11-01 13:56:10 UTC
Fixed in 1.0.17-1.0

Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-03-09 19:50:23 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
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if the solution does not work for you.


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