[ovs-dev] [PATCH v6] ovsdb replication: Provide option to configure probe interval.

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Tue Jan 7 20:32:38 UTC 2020


On Tue, Jan 07, 2020 at 10:24:48AM +0530, numans at ovn.org wrote:
> From: Numan Siddique <numans at ovn.org>
> 
> When ovsdb-server is in backup mode and connects to the active
> ovsdb-server for replication, and if takes more than 5 seconds to
> get the dump of the whole database, it will drop the connection
> soon after as the default probe interval is 5 seconds. This
> results in a snowball effect of reconnections to the active
> ovsdb-server.
> 
> This patch handles or mitigates this issue by setting the
> default probe interval value to 60 seconds and provide the option to
> configure this value from the unixctl command.
> 
> Other option could be increase the value of 'RECONNECT_DEFAULT_PROBE_INTERVAL'
> to a higher value.

Thanks.  I applied this to master.


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