Werk #17080: Hanging background jobs/frozen site

Component User interface
Title Hanging background jobs/frozen site
Date Jun 26, 2024
Checkmk Version 2.4.0b1 2.3.0p8 2.2.0p28
Level Trivial Change
Class Bug Fix
Compatibility Compatible - no manual interaction needed
Affected Editions
2.4.0b1 Checkmk Enterprise (CEE), Checkmk Cloud (CCE), Checkmk MSP (CME)
2.3.0p8 Checkmk Enterprise (CEE), Checkmk Cloud (CCE), Checkmk MSP (CME)
2.2.0p28 Checkmk Enterprise (CEE), Checkmk Cloud (CCE), Checkmk MSP (CME)

Background jobs could previously hang without ever finishing under the wrong conditions. This could lead to the entire site freezing if the job had acquired crucial file locks (i.e. a lock on licensing files).

This is usually accompanied by the error

Bad file descriptor

in the logs.

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