iptables cluster module is flooding the log files

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Environment


Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 Service Pack 1
Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 Service Pack 2
Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Service Pack 1
Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Service Pack 2

Iptables CLUSTER MODULE

Situation

iptables cluster module is flooding the log files


Resolution

Kernel version  2.6.16.60-0.33 available on the channel fix this issue.

Additional Information

iptables CLUSTERIP module is used to do load balancing and shared ip. Doing so causes a large amount of messages to get logged via syslog-ng to /var/log/messages and /var/log/warn.

Log entries in /var/log/messages and /var/log/warn.

Oct 24 11:28:15 server1 kernel: hash=1 ct_hash=1 responsible

Oct 24 11:28:15 server1 kernel: hash=4 ct_hash=4 not responsible

Oct 24 11:28:15 server1 kernel: hash=1 ct_hash=1 responsible

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  • Document ID:7002190
  • Creation Date: 15-Dec-2008
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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