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Schedule Workers via Manager
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Currently the wake/sleep status of Workers is managed by local cron jobs. This is both invisible (as it's a root-editable-only text file somewhere on the system) and hard to work with (workers cannot query "what is my expected status?"). This caused sleeping workers to become active after a restart. Scheduling the wake/sleep status via the Manager would solve this.

  • Manager knows which status a worker should be in, and the worker can periodically check this.
  • The schedule can be centrally edited via the Manager dashboard and thus be visible to everybody involved.


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Sybren A. Stüvel (sybren) lowered the priority of this task from Needs Triage by Developer to Confirmed, High.Nov 16 2018, 5:24 PM
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Implemented in 7680c65daf35712d8a9060c9fe0ccc8fd1716e06 and polished in following commits.