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Status Delivered
Workspace Spectrum Symphony
Components Version 5.1
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 14, 2015

[SDK and API] - Client connection HA - Add re-try logic for symphony initial connection failures

Platform symphony have environmental variables on client side to retry established connections to SSM should problems happen. However there is no re-try logic if there is problem connecting to symphony for initial connections. This is painful when Vemkd or SD is failing over and user will notice connection failure. If there is built-in re-try logic, VEMKD/SD failover will become transparent to user.

  • Guest
    Dec 1, 2020

    .Symphony 7.3 release had confirmed the client connection including initial connection has the retry mechanism implemented when connection failure happens with middle ware.

  • Guest
    Mar 7, 2017

    This RFE's Headline was changed after submission to reflect the headline of an internal request we were already considering, but will now track here.

  • Guest
    Feb 17, 2017

    This RFE's Headline was changed after submission to reflect the headline of an internal request we were already considering, but will now track here.

  • Guest
    Sep 15, 2015

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #76926 in product Platform Symphony.