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  1. Cassandra
  2. CASSANDRA-1697

Startup can fail if DNS lookup fails for seed node

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: Low
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Fix Version/s: 0.6.7, 0.7.0 rc 1
    • Component/s: None
    • Labels:
      None
    • Severity:
      Low

      Description

      This might fall into one of those WONT FIX scenarios, since not many things are going to work well with flaky DNS. This has only happened to me once, but I someone might be interested in the stack trace. In this case cdbsd01.hadoop.pvt is one of my seed nodes.

       INFO [main] 2010-11-02 11:52:00,141 CLibrary.java (line 43) JNA not found. Native methods will be disabled.
       INFO [main] 2010-11-02 11:52:00,421 DatabaseDescriptor.java (line 246) DiskAccessMode ismmap, indexAccessMode is mmap
      ERROR [main] 2010-11-02 11:52:25,591 CassandraDaemon.java (line 232) Exception encountered during startup.
      java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError
      	at org.apache.cassandra.thrift.CassandraDaemon.setup(CassandraDaemon.java:72)
      	at org.apache.cassandra.thrift.CassandraDaemon.main(CassandraDaemon.java:214)
      Caused by: java.lang.RuntimeException: java.net.UnknownHostException: cdbsd01.hadoop.pvt
      	at org.apache.cassandra.config.DatabaseDescriptor.<clinit>(DatabaseDescriptor.java:551)
      	... 2 more
      Caused by: java.net.UnknownHostException: cdbsd01.hadoop.pvt
      	at java.net.Inet4AddressImpl.lookupAllHostAddr(Native Method)
      	at java.net.InetAddress$1.lookupAllHostAddr(InetAddress.java:850)
      	at java.net.InetAddress.getAddressFromNameService(InetAddress.java:1201)
      	at java.net.InetAddress.getAllByName0(InetAddress.java:1154)
      	at java.net.InetAddress.getAllByName(InetAddress.java:1084)
      	at java.net.InetAddress.getAllByName(InetAddress.java:1020)
      	at java.net.InetAddress.getByName(InetAddress.java:970)
      	at org.apache.cassandra.config.DatabaseDescriptor.<clinit>(DatabaseDescriptor.java:540)
      	... 2 more
      

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            • Assignee:
              jbellis Jonathan Ellis
              Reporter:
              appodictic Edward Capriolo
              Authors:
              Jonathan Ellis
              Reviewers:
              Gary Dusbabek
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