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From Leif Hedstrom <>
Subject Re: Traffic Server is generating duplicate config files
Date Mon, 22 Mar 2010 19:04:41 GMT
On 03/22/2010 01:00 PM, Harmer, Sean wrote:
> Hello - Can you help me solve this problem?
> I've installed TS on a ec2 instance, running fedora 12.
> When I first started TS it created a duplicate of each config file 
> located in /usr/local/etc/trafficserver/
> ex:   cache.config  and  cache.config_1
> Additionally, each time I restart TS or use "trafficserver -x", it 
> creates even more copies of cluster.config and records.config.
> I am currently up to records.config_13.    So I have 13 copies of this 
> config file and have no idea which one to edit.
> What am I doing wrong?  Or, is this the way the config files are 
> supposed to work?

It's the way it's supposed to work. Those extra files are "backup" 
files, the intention is that since you can reconfigure ATS on the fly 
(via command line), and it will rewrite the config files, it'll also 
make backup files in case you have a "bad change".

-- Leif

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