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From "Chris Nauroth (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Assigned] (HDFS-4924) Show NameNode state on dfsclusterhealth page
Date Tue, 17 Sep 2013 04:33:52 GMT

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Chris Nauroth reassigned HDFS-4924:
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    Assignee: Lohit Vijayarenu

Hi, Lohit.  It looks like this patch will need to be rebased.  First, a few comments:

# It would help the user experience if the terminology for HA state was consistent between
dfshealth.jsp and dfsclusterhealth.jsp.  Instead of the current {{getActiveState}} method,
can we rename the method to {{getHAState}} and have it return the value of {{haContext.getState().getServiceState().toString()}}?
 We can guard for nulls and map null to {{HAServiceState.INITIALIZING}}.  This would match
what is displayed in the header of dfshealth.jsp.
# {{getNameNodeState}} currently overloads a single column to communicate both safe mode and
HA state.  This could mislead or hide information.  (For example, there is the case of a NameNode
that is active for HA, but manually placed in safe mode via {{hdfs dfsadmin -safemode enter}}.
 Can we use 2 separate columns for safe mode and HA state?
# There are a few typos in the {{ClusterJspHelper}} JavaDocs:
{code}
+     * Get redable state of NameNode. If NameNode is in Safemode, 
+     * show that state, if not show Active/Standby state
+     * For NonHA mode, NameNode would be shown as Active
+     * For older version of NameNode state is shown as Unkown
{code}

I made an earlier comment about adding the NameNode role, which is also on dfshealth.jsp.
 I can see how this would be more challenging to add, so feel free to disregard that comment
for now.  If needed, we can always add it later in a separate patch.

Thank you for working on this!
                
> Show NameNode state on dfsclusterhealth page
> --------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HDFS-4924
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HDFS-4924
>             Project: Hadoop HDFS
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: federation
>    Affects Versions: 2.1.0-beta
>            Reporter: Lohit Vijayarenu
>            Assignee: Lohit Vijayarenu
>            Priority: Minor
>         Attachments: HDFS-4924.trunk.1.patch
>
>
> dfsclusterhealth.jsp shows summary of multiple namenodes in cluster. With federation
combined with HA it becomes difficult to quickly know the state of NameNodes in the cluster.
It would be good to show if NameNode is Active/Standy on summary page.

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