Sentinel: Data Synchronizer Process (Data Controller)

  • 3476973
  • 03-Nov-2006
  • 26-Apr-2012

Environment

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
RedHat Linux
Solaris 9
Sentinel 5.1.x

Situation

Explanation of the Data Synchronizer Process (Data Controller)

Resolution

The Data Synchronizer (data_synchronizer) process manages the modification of configuration data by multiple users. When a user requests to modify data through the Sentinel Control Center, the data record is locked by the data_synchronizer. The details of who locked the data are published to the other active Sentinel Control Centers, and no other users may modify that data. If a Sentinel Control Center is closed before it unlocks any data that it has locked, the locks will timeout.

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