Re: Pen was not responding

From: Ulric Eriksson <>
Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2007 08:40:05 +0200 (CEST)

On Mon, 22 Oct 2007, jeanpierre.decorps wrote:

> Hi,
> First thanks for Pen :)
> Yesterday our websites was not responding during, and i found that all
> ma webservers was ok, but than Pen doesn't balancing anything...
> It was running since 86 days, and it was still in memory ...
> I had restarted it, and all works fine now. I can't understand why.
> My Pen release is 0.17.1
> My command line is :
> /usr/bin/pen -j /home/pen -p / -u pen -r -H -S 2

Most likely, pen had blacklisted all the servers for whatever
reason. I recommend the -C option. Then you can use penctl to
check the status and change parameters on the fly.

> Another (little) problem :
> You can see that i'm using the -H option line ( add X-Forwarded-For
> header in http requests) this work well with the
> extract_forwarded_module but sometimes my server 1 logs as
> the user IP ... and i still don't understand why...

The usual reason is that a request uses very long headers.

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