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swift container-server.conf error

asked 2014-12-22 15:15:50 -0500

Stephanie Fuller gravatar image

When I try to start swift services, 3 of them fail - the account, container & object services. I get this output:

[root@e1 ~]# swift-init container-server start Starting container-server...(/etc/swift/container-server.conf) Traceback (most recent call last): File "/bin/swift-container-server", line 23, in <module> sys.exit(run_wsgi(conf_file, 'container-server', **options)) File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/swift/common/", line 445, in run_wsgi loadapp(conf_path, global_conf=global_conf) File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/swift/common/", line 354, in loadapp ctx = loadcontext(loadwsgi.APP, conf_file, global_conf=global_conf) File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/swift/common/", line 338, in loadcontext global_conf=global_conf) File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/paste/deploy/", line 296, in loadcontext global_conf=global_conf) File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/paste/deploy/", line 320, in _loadconfig return loader.get_context(object_type, name, global_conf) File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/swift/common/", line 61, in get_context object_type, name=name, global_conf=global_conf) File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/paste/deploy/", line 450, in get_context global_additions=global_additions) File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/paste/deploy/", line 562, in _pipeline_app_context for name in pipeline[:-1]] File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/swift/common/", line 61, in get_context object_type, name=name, global_conf=global_conf) File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/paste/deploy/", line 458, in get_context section) File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/paste/deploy/", line 514, in _context_from_explicit "No loader given in section %r" % section)

LookupError: No loader given in section 'filter:recon'

My swift/account-server.conf file is as follows:

[root@e1 ~]# cat /etc/swift/account-server.conf [DEFAULT] bind_ip = controllerIP bind_port = 6002 user = swift swift_dir = /etc/swift devices = /srv/node mount_check = false log_facility = LOG_LOCAL2 workers = 1

[pipeline:main] #pipeline = account-server ###SRF, change per juno install guide instructions... pipeline = healthcheck recon account-server

[filter:recon} recon_cache_path = /var/chche/swift

[filter:healthcheck] use = egg:swift#healthcheck

[app:account-server] use = egg:swift#account set log_name = account-server set log_facility = LOG_LOCAL2 set log_level = INFO set log_requests = True set log_address = /dev/log

[account-replicator] concurrency = 8


[account-reaper] concurrency = 8

What is missing in the [filter:recon] section??? What is a loader? how do I specify it in the config file???

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After posting the question I noticed some typos in the conf file. I fixed those, and still had the same error about a loader in the [filter:recon] section.

So, I tried changing the pipeline to only have the account-server. That worked. What is pipeline & do I want/need healthcheck & recon?

Stephanie Fuller gravatar imageStephanie Fuller ( 2014-12-22 16:29:41 -0500 )edit

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answered 2015-01-13 02:04:51 -0500

You miss in [filter:recon] some configuration entries.

You can set correctly with

openstack-config --set /etc/swift/container-server.conf filter:recon use 'egg:swift#recon'
openstack-config --set /etc/swift/container-server.conf filter:recon recon_cache_path /var/cache/swift
openstack-config --set /etc/swift/container-server.conf filter:recon container_recon true

if you don't have openstack-config, paste this on your config file:

use = egg:swift#recon
recon_cache_path = /var/cache/swift
container_recon = true

This is valid for container config. If you need the config for account or object server, replace container with object or account

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thx it worked for mine setup.

is it possible if we define loader for recon in /etc/swift/proxy-server.conf and try ?

vaibhavhyd2014 gravatar imagevaibhavhyd2014 ( 2015-06-29 01:19:33 -0500 )edit

answered 2015-01-12 17:13:47 -0500

zaitcev gravatar image

You must have a use= statement in the [filter:recon] section. Or, you could run without recon if the cluster is small.

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