X2Go Bug report logs - #1318
x2gobroker : maintenance mode

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Package: x2gobroker; Maintainer for x2gobroker is X2Go Developers <x2go-dev@lists.x2go.org>; Source for x2gobroker is src:x2gobroker.

Reported by: Walid MOGHRABI <w.moghrabi@servicemagic.eu>

Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2018 11:55:02 UTC

Severity: normal

Found in version

Done: Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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On  Mo 13 Aug 2018 13:50:16 CEST, Walid MOGHRABI wrote:

> package: x2gobroker
> version:
> priority: enhancement
> In case of trouble, this is sometimes needed to block any new  
> incoming connection to the broker (the broker itself, not the x2go  
> server).
> For example, lately I did a stupid thing by mistake, I shut down a  
> whole X2Go servers chassis (16 servers at the same time) so 2/3 of  
> my users were kicked off the platform.
> Problem is that they tried to reconnect before I could restart those  
> servers and thus, the broker did his job and sent them to the  
> remaining servers except that they are 2 times less so they couldn't  
> handle that much people at the same time.
> We lost precious time by asking people to throttle their connecions  
> and wait for the platform to be ready.
> Would be great to have a "maintenance mode" option in the  
> x2gobroker-sessionprfiles.conf (or even globally on the  
> x2gobroker.conf), just a switch with a message you can activate so  
> that, in case of trouble, with this switch enabled, users trying to  
> connect would get a message from the broker saying it is in a  
> maintenance mode and they should try again later.
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