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Automatically let Worker reregister when account not found
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Description

One of the frequent problems people have with Flamenco (see #221 on Github) is that they reset the Manager database somehow (deleting the database itself, or just downloading a new version to a new directory and not copying the old database to the new location). A possible solution would be to have the Manager return a 404 when the account isn't found (rather than a generic "incorrect password" response). That could be a trigger for the Worker to re-register itself.

Event Timeline

Sybren A. Stüvel (sybren) renamed this task from Automatically let Worker reregister when account not founfd to Automatically let Worker reregister when account not found.Feb 26 2018, 1:18 PM
Sybren A. Stüvel (sybren) lowered the priority of this task from 90 to Normal.
Sybren A. Stüvel (sybren) created this task.
Sybren A. Stüvel (sybren) triaged this task as Low priority.Oct 30 2018, 3:55 PM
Sybren A. Stüvel (sybren) changed the status of subtask T61445: Manager: auto-delete workers from Unknown Status to Resolved.Feb 26 2019, 2:32 PM