[Opendnssec-user]ods-signer failed when ods-signerd is running

Jerry Lundström jerry at opendnssec.org
Wed Jul 18 08:42:43 UTC 2012

Hi Stuart,

On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 9:59 AM, 刘硕 <shuoleo at 126.com> wrote:
> Well,that's a good question.
> Once upon a time,ods-signerd is down,only ods-enforcerd remained,so I tried
> to start the ods-signerd process manully,maybe I type the command more than
> once, so I found the problem, and still don't know why .
> Sometimes there is no file in /var/run/opendnssec and only one ods-signerd
> is still running, I call it ghost process.
> Actually,in production mode, no one would start more than one ods-signerd
> process.

You should not start ods-signerd like that, use:

ods-control signer start

And it will start the signer daemon correctly and wont start another
process if its already started.

I have also created an issue for the pid file overwrite here
https://issues.opendnssec.org/browse/OPENDNSSEC-304 .


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