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  1. Hadoop Common
  2. HADOOP-7472

RPC client should deal with the IP address changes

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    • Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • 0.20.205.0
    • 0.20.205.0, 0.23.0
    • ipc
    • None
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    Description

      The current RPC client implementation and the client-side callers assume that the hostname-address mappings of servers never change. The resolved address is stored in an immutable InetSocketAddress object above/outside RPC, and the reconnect logic in the RPC Connection implementation also trusts the resolved address that was passed down.

      If the NN suffers a failure that requires migration, it may be started on a different node with a different IP address. In this case, even if the name-address mapping is updated in DNS, the cluster is stuck trying old address until the whole cluster is restarted.

      The RPC client-side should detect this situation and exit or try to recover.

      Updating ConnectionId within the Client implementation may get the system work for the moment, there always is a risk of the cached address:port become connectable again unintentionally. The real solution will be notifying upper layer of the address change so that they can re-resolve and retry or re-architecture the system as discussed in HDFS-34.

      For 0.20 lines, some type of compromise may be acceptable. For example, raise a custom exception for some well-defined high-impact upper layer to do re-resolve/retry, while other will have to restart. For TRUNK, the HA work will most likely determine what needs to be done. So this Jira won't cover the solutions for TRUNK.

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        1. addr_change_dfs-3.patch.txt
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          Kihwal Lee
        2. addr_change_dfs-2.patch.txt
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          Kihwal Lee
        3. addr_change_dfs-1.patch.txt
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          Kihwal Lee
        4. addr_change_dfs.patch.txt
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          Kihwal Lee
        5. addr_change_dfs_trunk-3.patch.txt
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          Kihwal Lee
        6. addr_change_dfs_trunk-2.patch.txt
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          Kihwal Lee
        7. addr_change_dfs_trunk-1.patch.txt
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          Kihwal Lee
        8. addr_change_dfs_trunk.patch.txt
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          Kihwal Lee
        9. addr_change_dfs_0_20s-2.patch.txt
          2 kB
          Kihwal Lee
        10. addr_change_dfs_0_20s-1.patch.txt
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          Kihwal Lee
        11. addr_change_dfs_0_20s.patch.txt
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          Kihwal Lee

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