[hobbit] "bad" checks in default line?

s_aiello at comcast.net s_aiello at comcast.net
Mon Aug 4 17:00:48 CEST 2008

On Monday 04 August 2008 10:29:59 Eric Jacobs wrote:
> Every morning around 3:45 something happens on hobbit or our network that
> causes many very brief connection and http checks to fail. We haven't
> figured out why yet. So, to keep people from being paged needlessly, I
> tried to put time-limited badconn and badhttp checks in default line (ie.
> badhttp-*-0340-0400:1:2:3). But it doesn't seem to be working. Do I need to
> do that for every entry?

per the bb-hosts man page:

NOTE: The ".default." host entry will only accept the following tags - others 
are silently ignored: ......... Specifically, note that network tests, 
"badTEST" settings, and alternate pageset relations cannot be listed on the 
".default." host.

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