[THIN] Re: No connections when DS down

The IMA service is started on all servers.  BTW, this is only a test.  My DS is not down, but I tested this at multiple clients and always came up with the same results: no connections...

Anyone else tested this?

Erik

Ryan Lambert wrote:

Worth a shot. Is the IMA service started on those servers? If not, definitely try that.

 

-----Original Message-----
From: Erik Blom [mailto:erik.blom@xxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Thursday, September 25, 2003 8:36 AM
To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [THIN] Re: No connections when DS down

 

Ryan,

thanks for your input.  Do I have to do anything to get things working again after the DS is down, or does this happen automatically?  I read in the Advanced Concepts Guide the following:

<snip>
All servers in the farm query the data store when they are started. The following registry setting determines whether or not IMA requires a connection to the data
store to start:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Citrix\IMA\Runtime\PSRequired (DWORD)
Value: 0 or 1
If the value is 0, IMA can start without a connection to the data store. If the value is 1, IMA requires a connection to the data store to start. After the first time the IMA
Service starts successfully, the value is set to 0.
</snip>

Maybe I should set this value to 0 manually to get clients to be able to connect?

Erik

Ryan Lambert wrote:

You should be able to connect using the local host cache of the Citrix
servers in the farm, unless it's corrupted or something... 
 
But interesting.
 
-----Original Message-----
From: Erik Blom [mailto:erik.blom@xxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Thursday, September 25, 2003 8:05 AM
To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [THIN] No connections when DS down
 
Hi,
 
Something I don't get: when the Data Store is down, no client seems to 
be able to connect to a Citrix server.  I thought that the grace period 
for datastore non-availability made sure that people could still connect
 
to a Citrix server, while the DS was being 'troubleshooted'.  Am I right
 
on this?  I checked that the Data Collector was running (it runs on a 
different machine than the datastore) so IMHO technically clients should
 
be able to connect??
 
Erik
 
 
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