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Agent Error Messaging - Offline


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So... I finally got a chance to do a little more in-depth checks and when I startup the App I get the following message: "The agent went Offline 2 days ago."

This strikes me as a touch cryptic. Is it meant to say:
1) "The agent has been offline for 2 days." (major problem)

2) "The agent went offline 2 days ago but is running now." (problem you should look into but not major)

Considering the fact that none of the statuses are more recent then 2 days, I think it is the first. Maybe it should be rephrased. This would appear to coincide with when we had a power failure. However... My BACKUP Domotz agent is running just fine. So something about PRIMARY is problematic. I will attempt to reboot it.

Reboot does not appear to have worked. The agent still registers as offline. Looking further into the network... It shows as Offline, despite the reboot. I am going to have to look into the RasPi itself...In any case, the topic was about the status message displayed being a touch off for what it meant (IMO).

So looking into the RasPi I need to completely recreate it. The file system was corrupted and read-only so a whole bunch of things were having trouble and it could not fully boot. Not sure why that would have happened due to a power failure. As it goes through it does mention starting domotz but has errors with bunch of lines trying to write to a log, but everything is read-only.

This RasPi was being powered directly from my router which is on a backup battery... So it actually should not have been affected by  the power failure (the router was unaffected, uptime >23 days).

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As a note... My primary Domotz agent appears to be out of commission. Not exactly sure what went wrong but I am going to see if I have a spare microSD to see if I can recover it this weekend. Good thing I put that backup in place.

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