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From Eric Newton <>
Subject Re: Getting the IP Address
Date Wed, 28 Aug 2013 16:53:04 GMT
Does "hostname -i" work on a mac?  Not being a mac user, I can't check.


On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 11:38 AM, Ravi Mutyala <> wrote:

> Hi,
> I see from the accumulo-tracer init.d script that IP is determined by this
> logic.
> ifconfig | grep inet[^6] | awk '{print $2}' | sed 's/addr://' | grep -v
> | grep -v | head -n 1
> Any reason for using this logic instead of a hostname -i and using reverse
> dns lookup? I have a cluster where the order of nics on one of the nodes is
> in a different order and ifconfig returns a IP from a different subnet than
> for other nodes. But DNS and reverse DNS are properly configured.
> Thanks
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