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From Philippe Mouawad <philippe.moua...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: autostarting jmeter-server with systemd
Date Fri, 31 May 2019 10:42:41 GMT
Thanks for sharing !

On Friday, May 31, 2019, Ivan Rancati <ivan.rancati@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> Yesterday I installed from scratch jmeter on some virtual machines in a
> cloud environment, and had an odd problem with starting jmeter-server.
> As this might happen to other testers, I'm sharing the workaround that I
> found
>
>
> My environment
> I have 10 JMeter remotes, they are virtual machines (CentOS) that are
> switched off when no performance test is running,, and can be started with
> OpenStack.
>
> My problem
> I wanted jmeter-server to start automatically, so I created a .service file
> for bin/jmeter-service
> I noticed that the Java process would start on 6 or 7 vm, not on the
> remaining 3 or 4
> It turns out that, with systemd, unless a dependency is explicitly given,
> the order of startup is not guaranteed.
> So sometimes, jmeter-server started before the network initialization was
> finished, and rmi could not bind to any ip address
>
> The workaround
> Simply adding an "After" statement to the .service file (see below), to
> make sure the network is fully initialized. Important in cloud
> environments, where the ip address is assigned by a dhcp server.
>
> The two other relevant settings in the file are "ExecStart" (the full path
> to jmeter-server) and "WorkingDirectory" (basically, where
> jmeter-server.log will be saved)
>
> [Unit]
> Description=Start Jmeter-service
> After=network-online.target
>
> [Service]
> Type=simple
> WorkingDirectory=/root/lasttest
> ExecStart="/opt/lasttest/jmeter/bin/jmeter-server"
>
> [Install]
> WantedBy=multi-user.target
>
>
> ----------------
>
> Your mileage may vary. There might be better/cleaner workarounds then mine
>
> Thanks to the JMeter for Jmeter and happy testing,
> Ivan
>


-- 
Cordialement.
Philippe Mouawad.

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