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Re: issues with configuration updates and clean shutdowns
Could you share some more information? For example:

* What version you are using
* Configuration file
* Log
On Wed, Jan 15, 2014 at 8:24 AM, Josh Marcus <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Hey folks,
> I didn't get any response at all to this, so let me ask more generally:
> does automatic reload upon config change generally work?  Does
> sending a signal for shutdown or reload generally work?  Is this just a
> symptom of our configuration?
> --j
> On Thu, Jan 9, 2014 at 6:50 PM, Josh Marcus <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> Hey folks,
>> I'm setting up new flume agents, and I'm noticing issues with both live
>> updates to the configuration and cleanly shutting down an agent.   I was
>> wondering if anyone should shed light on whether what I'm seeing is based
>> on known issues or if there are any likely culprits.
>> First of all, if I update the configuration, the agent notices the
>> updated configuation, shuts down (successfully) but doesn't restart with
>> the updated configuration.
>> Secondly, sending a signal (I've tried a variety) to a running flume
>> agent doesn't cleanly shutdown the agent -- for example, the .tmp output
>> file doesn't get moved to its permanent location.
>> So, if I update the configuration (or just touch it), I get a clean
>> shutdown -- but it won't restart.  But I don't currently have alternate way
>> that will reliably shut it down.
>> Any advice?
>> --j
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