At times, there can be scenarios where the distribution server does not properly complete a distribution of a package. When this occurs, the package distribution information remains in the distsrv configuration and when the probe restarts, it continues to try to complete the distribution (looping) without success.
Eventually, this causes problems with the distsrv probe and a user could experience a number of issues that include but are not limited to...
- Slow Performance
- Intermittent Failures when deploying packages
- Temporarily Out Of Resources error messages in the log
- distsrv probe becomes red with Max restarts reached.. error in log. This occurs because the error situation(s) force the probe to restart itself in an attempt to recover. Since recovery never succeeds, the probe will go red due to Max Restart Reached.