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From Tim Williams <william...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Moving Forrest Zone to a FreeBSD Jail
Date Thu, 16 Sep 2010 10:55:05 GMT
On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 3:57 AM, Gav... <gavin@16degrees.com.au> wrote:
>
> <snip headers>
>> > > > David Crossley wrote:
>> > > > >
>> > > > > Also we saw recently a failure with the old zone,
>> > > > > but did not get an email message from the new zone.
>> > > > > So perhaps something wrong with email orginating from
>> > > > > the new zone.
>> > > > >
>> > > > > I will make a deliberate break, and see what happens.
>> > > >
>> > > > Yes, forrestbot on the new zone is not sending mail.
>> > >
>> > > Ok, I'll take a look and fix that tomorrow.
>> >
>> > looking, I believe I found the problem, testing...
>>
>> Problem solved I'd say, I will test a break in the morning to be sure.
>>
>> It was combination of :
>>
>> a) - I had turned off notify on failure whilst setting up the new jail
>> so we
>> didn't get
>> false alarms and double lots of emails for genuine failures. I needed
>> to
>> revert that
>> now that we actually want these emails.
>>
>> b) - The notify.email.from (default in notify.xml) value was not well
>> liked
>> by the new jail mail system, overriding it and appending the hostname
>> made
>> it work better.
>>
>> c) - due to b) and in combination with rdns being incorrectly set, it
>> wouldn't relay. Curing b) means the rdns doesn't matter that much, but
>> that
>> is also being fixed.
>>
>> will report back my final tests and findings in the morning.
>>
>
> Yep, all seems to be working well now.
>
> Any changes I made will be committed afterwards once the PMC has approved
> the move.

I think we're good, are you thinking a vote to approve this?  I'd be
+1 in such a case - there's bound to be problems, we can resolve them
as they arise...

--tim

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