[Mongrel] Problems monitoring Mongrel with F5 BigIP

Wayne E. Seguin wayneeseguin at gmail.com
Fri Aug 10 20:15:56 EDT 2007

On Aug 10, 2007, at 19:45 , Christopher Bailey wrote:
> As further info...  I've been working with F5 tech support on this,  
> and we're both stumped at the moment.  The same HTTP monitor works  
> fine with Nginx.  Both try to fetch the same HTML file.  Also, if I  
> am ssh'ed in to the F5, and do a telnet to one of the Mongrels and  
> do "GET /heartbeat.html HTTP/1.1", followed by two returns, this  
> works fine.  I use that same string (and two \n's) in my F5's send  
> string for it's HTTP monitor.  According to F5 who looked at our  
> tcpdump, the Mongrel just never responds (but in the same dump,  
> they see the direct telnet version respond fine).  The F5 makes a  
> direct TCP request to do this.


First thing to do is start the mongrels in debug mode and see if  
anything gets logged when "Mongrel just never responds".


Wayne E. Seguin
Sr. Systems Architect & Systems Administrator

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