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[Freeipmi-devel] [task #13876] Fix/refactor conf file for ipmiseld

From: Albert Chu
Subject: [Freeipmi-devel] [task #13876] Fix/refactor conf file for ipmiseld
Date: Wed, 03 Feb 2016 18:31:58 +0000
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                 Summary: Fix/refactor conf file for ipmiseld
                 Project: GNU FreeIPMI
            Submitted by: chu11
            Submitted on: Wed 03 Feb 2016 10:31:57 AM PST
         Should Start On: Wed 03 Feb 2016 12:00:00 AM PST
   Should be Finished on: Wed 03 Feb 2016 12:00:00 AM PST
                Category: None
                Priority: 5 - Normal
                  Status: None
                 Privacy: Public
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             Open/Closed: Open
         Discussion Lock: Any
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User reported

I would like to use ipmiseld to gather SEL logs from a large number of
nodes (700+). Turns out that at some point, ipmiseld chokes if the
hostname argument is too long in ipmiseld.conf:
Starting ipmiseld: Config File Error: overflow arg length on line 5
The hostname argument is 569 characters long.

The issue is Conffile Arg max was 512 chars.  

Temporarily fixed by increasing to 1024 chars, but should refactor ipmiseld
config to support multiple lines of 'hostname' argument, similar to


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