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Re: Safest DB modification to repeat.

On Apr 12, 2005, at 8:48 AM, Love Hörnquist Åstrand wrote:

> Dave Love <d.love@dl.ac.uk> writes:
>> "Henry B. Hotz" <hotz@jpl.nasa.gov> writes:
>>> I'm setting up a cron job to generate some iprop traffic on a regular
>>> basis.  First thought was "cpw -r iproptraffic", but that cycles the
>>> kvno, which would be "bad" at some point.
>> For what it's worth, frobbing a principal's attributes doesn't change
>> the kvno.  Presumably you'd have to cycle an attribute to generate the
>> traffic, but that would just mean separate cron entries.
>> This does sound like a good idea for monitoring problems in the
>> propagation.
> More modern versions of the iprop protocol, have a keep alive message  
> that
> that the slave sends now and then to make sure the server knows its
> alive. We used to have problems there wasn't enough updates going over  
> the
> connection, so monitoring didn't pick up slaves that died.
> Love

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Henry.B.Hotz@jpl.nasa.gov, or hbhotz@oxy.edu