AW: Timeout when requesting status page while metadata refresh

Bergmann, Clemens clemens.bergmann at
Thu Sep 2 13:16:49 UTC 2021

Hi Scott,

thanks for the fast reply. I will look into the metrics endpoints. Do you have any suggestion on what metric might be appropriate for LB inclusion? 

Viele Grüße
Clemens (Bergmann)
Clemens Bergmann
Gruppe Nutzermanagement und Entwicklung
Technische Universität Darmstadt
Hochschulrechenzentrum, Alexanderstraße 2, 64289 Darmstadt
Tel. +49 6151 16 71184

> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: users <users-bounces at> Im Auftrag von Cantor, Scott
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 2. September 2021 14:25
> An: Shib Users <users at>
> Betreff: Re: Timeout when requesting status page while metadata refresh
> There's no reason we know of that any lock would be held on anything the
> status page needs to read during a refresh, and any non-dynamic source is
> loaded when the metadata service itself starts up so it's at IdP startup or
> under a fill service refresh only. Not during normal operation.
> Maybe there's an edge case involving non-failfast sources that can't properly
> initialize themselves. Could be there's a broader lock involved if there's no
> "active" metadata loaded for that that resolver. You can file a bug, but I don't
> think it would be high priority unless something obvious pans out.
> Try metrics instead and pull something more focused to check IdP
> operational status.
> -- Scott
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