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From Jeff Lord <jl...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: Lost Messages in Flume
Date Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:48:03 GMT
Flume will not even start if it is not already started in the context you
mention. If it is started and you are updating the config than it will
throw an error in the logs.

On Wednesday, February 25, 2015, Eric Czech <eczech52@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I'm trying to figure out what happens in the event of a misconfiguration
> where a source is connected to a channel that isn't configured.
> In other words, if channel "my_channel" is connected to an HBase sink
> (what I want) but I accidentally point my source at "mmmy_channel" in the
> flume properties file, what happens?  The user guide states that the
> transaction fails but how can we detect that condition and do something
> with the event?
> Some side notes:
> - We're using a JMS source
> - We'll definitely use config management or a validation to try to keep
> misconfigurations from happening, but we still need to know how to deal
> with when they do
> Thank you!

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