[gpfsug-discuss] mmsysmon exception with pmcollector socket being absent
ragho.mahalingam+spectrumscaleug at pathai.com
Wed Nov 10 14:00:19 GMT 2021
In our case the issue started appearing after upgrading from 5.0.4 to
5.1.1. If you've recently upgraded, then the following may be useful.
Turns out that mmsysmon (gpfs-base package) requires the new
gpfs.gss.pmcollector (from zimon packages) to function correctly (the
AF_INET -> AF_UNIX switch seems to have happened between 5.0 and 5.1). In
our case, we'd upgraded all the mandatory packages but had not upgraded the
optional ones; the mmsysmonc python libs appears to be updated by the
pmcollector package from my study.
If you're running >5.1, I'd suggest checking the versions of gpfs.gss.*
packages installed. If gpfs.gss.pmcollector isn't installed, you'd
definitely need that to make this runaway logging stop.
Hope that helps!
On Wed, Nov 10, 2021 at 5:40 AM Frederik Ferner <
frederik.ferner at diamond.ac.uk> wrote:
> Hi Ragu,
> have you ever received any reply to this or managed to solve it? We are
> seeing exactly the same error and it's filling up our logs. It seems all
> the monitoring data is still extracted, so I'm not sure when it
> started so not sure if this is related to any upgrade on our side, but
> it may have been going on for a while. We only noticed because the log
> file now is filling up the local log partition.
> Kind regards,
> On 26/08/2021 11:49, Ragho Mahalingam wrote:
> > We've been working on setting up mmperfmon; after creating a new
> > configuration with the new collector on the same manager node, mmsysmon
> > keeps throwing exceptions.
> > File "/usr/lpp/mmfs/lib/mmsysmon/container/PerfmonController.py", line
> > 123, in _getDataFromZimonSocket
> > sock.connect(SOCKET_PATH)
> > FileNotFoundError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory
> > Tracing this a bit, it appears that SOCKET_PATH is
> > /var/run/perfmon/pmcollector.socket and this unix domain socket is
> > even though pmcollector has started and is running successfully.
> > Under what scenarios is pmcollector supposed to create this socket? I
> > don't see any configuration for this in
> > so I'm assuming the socket is automatically created when pmcollector
> > Any thoughts on how to debug and resolve this?
> > Thanks, Ragu
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