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Re: Help determining exit code from flume avro-client
Hari Shreedharan 2012-10-30, 23:32
It'd be great if you could submit the patch upstream to Flume! :-)

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Hari Shreedharan
On Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 4:06 PM, Paul Chavez wrote:

> Thank you, I was unsure if that was desired behavior or not. I updated the class as a POC to add exit codes for each of those catch blocks and it works great.
>  
> Thanks,
> Paul
>  
>
> From: Hari Shreedharan [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 11:47 AM
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED])
> Subject: Re: Help determining exit code from flume avro-client
>
> Hi Paul.
>
> Thanks for reporting this. It does look like Flume does not return non-zero error code even if there was an exception. I filed https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FLUME-1670 to address this.  
>
> Thanks,
> Hari
>
> --  
> Hari Shreedharan
>
>
> On Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 11:25 AM, Paul Chavez wrote:
>
> > I am working on getting the flume avro-client functionality working on Windows, and am currently stuck on how to determine if the file was sent successfully.
> >  
> > I used the blog post at http://mapredit.blogspot.com/2012/07/run-flume-13x-on-windows.html to guide me and have built the 1.4.0 snapshot successfully. I can manually send files along to flume using the ''org.apache.flume.client.avro.AvroCLIClient" class.
> >  
> > The full command I am using is invoked via batch file with the following single line:
> > "C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jdk1.6.0_37\bin\java.exe" -Xmx20m -Dlog4j.configuration=file:///C:\apache-flume-1.4.0-SNAPSHOT\conf\log4j.properties -cp "C:\apache-flume-1.4.0-SNAPSHOT\lib\*" org.apache.flume.client.avro.AvroCLIClient -H 10.20.2.8 -p 6240 -F%1
> >  
> > My intention is to invoke from Powershell like so:
> > .\flume.bat C:\IISLogs\W3SVC100\u_ex121029.log
> >  
> > This is working well and I am able to successfully send IIS and our app logs to flume and then onto HDFS without issues. Now I am trying to automate the process, and need to know if the operation failed for some reason. If I simply turn off the flume source I can trigger an error which is dumped to console like so (using flume.root.logger=DEBUG,console in the log4j file):
> >  
> >  
> > 2012-10-30 11:14:22,185 (main) [ERROR - org.apache.flume.client.avro.AvroCLIClient.main(AvroCLIClient.java:76)] Unable t
> > o open connection to Flume. Exception follows.
> > org.apache.flume.FlumeException: NettyAvroRpcClient { host: x.x.x.x, port: 6240 }: RPC connection error
> >         at org.apache.flume.api.NettyAvroRpcClient.connect(NettyAvroRpcClient.java:117)
> >         at org.apache.flume.api.NettyAvroRpcClient.connect(NettyAvroRpcClient.java:93)
> >         at org.apache.flume.api.NettyAvroRpcClient.configure(NettyAvroRpcClient.java:507)
> >         at org.apache.flume.api.RpcClientFactory.getDefaultInstance(RpcClientFactory.java:169)
> >         at org.apache.flume.client.avro.AvroCLIClient.run(AvroCLIClient.java:168)
> >         at org.apache.flume.client.avro.AvroCLIClient.main(AvroCLIClient.java:68)
> > Caused by: java.io.IOException: Error connecting to /x.x.x.x:6240
> >         at org.apache.avro.ipc.NettyTransceiver.getChannel(NettyTransceiver.java:261)
> >         at org.apache.avro.ipc.NettyTransceiver.<init>(NettyTransceiver.java:203)
> >         at org.apache.avro.ipc.NettyTransceiver.<init>(NettyTransceiver.java:152)
> >         at org.apache.flume.api.NettyAvroRpcClient.connect(NettyAvroRpcClient.java:106)
> >         ... 5 more
> > Caused by: java.net.ConnectException: Connection refused: no further information
> >         at sun.nio.ch.SocketChannelImpl.checkConnect(Native Method)
> >         at sun.nio.ch.SocketChannelImpl.finishConnect(SocketChannelImpl.java:599)
> >         at org.jboss.netty.channel.socket.nio.NioClientSocketPipelineSink$Boss.connect(NioClientSocketPipelineSink.java:
> > 401)
> >         at org.jboss.netty.channel.socket.nio.NioClientSocketPipelineSink$Boss.processSelectedKeys(NioClientSocketPipeli
> > neSink.java:370)