[Box Backup] Housekeeping stops running after time

Chris Wilson chris at qwirx.com
Tue Oct 18 21:12:16 BST 2011

Hi David,

On Tue, 18 Oct 2011, David Bamford wrote:

> I am running 0.11 rc8 bbstored and have noticed that after a few days 
> the server stops running housekeeping. This results in store filling up 
> and files not being backed up. The housekeeping takes a long time to run 
> as there are many accounts and about 1.5Tb of data on a NFS store.
> I am running bbstored with -v and restarting the process means that 
> housekeeping runs and am getting the "finished housekeeping" and 
> "started housekeeping" messages in the logs. But after a few days these 
> do not occur.
> I have tried looking at BBStoreDHousekeeping.cpp but I am not an expert 
> coder. Is it possible that there is a problem?

It is possible. Please have a look in your system logs for lines regarding 
bbstored/hk, particularly including the word Terminating.

Cheers, Chris.
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