memcache Server marked as failed......

Ajinkya Nahar ajinkya at
Mon Sep 17 04:59:00 UTC 2007

Doing a telnet has solved the issue....
The port was not open on which I was trying to connect.

-----Original Message-----
From: dormando [mailto:dormando at] 
Sent: Sunday, September 16, 2007 12:47 AM
To: ajinkya at
Cc: memcached at
Subject: Re: memcache Server marked as failed......

ajinkya at wrote:
> Hi,
> Basically, I am getting
> the Marked server "localhost:11211" as  failed error....
> whenever i am doing a get or set...

Use `telnet` to connect to the host/port you think memcached's running 
on. If that works, examine your script again. Go find some examples and 
see if they line up.

> also, initially my key-value size was getting more than 1MB but now, i
> have limited the size to less than 1MB....

Use compression and otherwise keep the value smaller than 1MB.


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