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From Søren ...@syntonetic.com>
Subject Re: flume agent on windows: locked tail files?
Date Tue, 26 Jun 2012 10:49:23 GMT
Hi Josh

We experienced the same and ended up sending log lines directly to the 
local flume agent via thrift. We will do something similar with flume-ng 
as soon as it works on windows.

kind regards
Søren

On 26/06/2012 00:19, Joshua Sumali wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> I’m having some difficulty with the 0.9.4 Windows agent and locked files.
>
> I’ve been experimenting with tail() and tailDir() sources and noticed 
> that:
>
> -my application’s log4net can’t rotate tail’d files
>
> -I can’t rename/delete tail’d files manually either
>
> It seems that flumeagent.exe is locking the file to any rename or 
> deletes. Appends are OK.
>
> When I kill the flumeagent.exe service/process, the files are back to 
> normal.
>
> Anybody have an idea why this might be happening, or a potential 
> fix/workaround?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Josh
>



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