[Koha] Zebra Status - Is Zebra active? + understanding cmd outputs
craig.butosi at rcmusic.ca
Thu Apr 30 03:08:44 NZST 2015
I just successfully migrated my koha system to a VPS (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit + Koha 3.18.06), and restored the database via mysql.
I'm in the process of activating the Z39.50 server and I noticed something odd (again!). When I ran koha-restart-zebra, the terminal returned the following:
"Zebra does not appear to have been running for instance library" | "Starting Zebra server for instance library".
This is odd, because each time I ran koha-restart-zebra, it returned the same message. I am interpreting this output as zebra not running at all, so now I'm a bit confused ( as OPAC and Staff search are working fine, though I haven't catalogued or imported any new records since the migration). So, I ran
ps aux | grep zebra
and it returned the following output
koha 12183 0.0 0.0 10892 936 pts/0 S+ 10:10 0:00 grep zebra
library+ 26249 0.0 0.0 19176 248 ? S Apr28 0:00 daemon --name=library-koha-zebra --pidfiles=/var/run/koha/library/ --errlog=/var/log/koha/library/zebra-error.log --stdout=/var/log/koha/library/zebra.log --output=/var/log/koha/library/zebra-output.log
verbose=1 --respawn --delay=30 --user=library-koha.library-koha -- zebrasrv -v none,fatal,warn -f /etc/koha/sites/library/koha-conf.xml
library+ 26250 0.0 0.0 113264 1248 ? S Apr28 0:00 zebrasrv -v none,fatal,warn -f /etc/koha/sites/library/koha-conf.xml
I also ran
ps -f -C zebrasrv
which returned the following output
UID PID PPID C STIME TTY TIME CMD
library+ 26250 26249 0 Apr28 ? 00:00:00 zebrasrv -v none,fatal,warn -f /etc/koha/sites/library/koha-conf.xml
Is there anything fishy going on with the above outputs? I modified the koha-conf.xml file on April 28th, but have since made sure that that file is correctly edited (April 29th).
Do the above mean that Zebra is indeed running?
Craig Butosi, MA, MLIS, B Mus (Hons.)
LIBRARY SERVICES MANAGER
the royal conservatory
TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning
273 Bloor Street West Toronto, ON M5S 1W2
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