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From Andres March <>
Subject Re: Cassandra on AWS across Regions
Date Wed, 01 Sep 2010 21:57:12 GMT
  Is it not possible to put the external host name in cassandra.yaml and 
add a host entry in /etc/hosts for that name to resolve to the local 

On 09/01/2010 01:24 PM, Benjamin Black wrote:
> The issue is this:
> The IP address by which an EC2 instance is known _externally_ is not
> actually on the instance itself (the address being translated), and
> the _internal_ address is not accessible across regions.  Since you
> can't bind a specific address that is not on one of your local
> interfaces, and Cassandra nodes don't have a notion of internal vs
> external you need a mechanism by which a node is told to bind one IP
> (the internal one), while it gossips another (the external one).
> I like what this patch does conceptually, but would prefer
> configuration options to cause it to happen (obviously a much larger
> patch).  Very cool, Peter!
> b
> On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 1:10 PM, Andres March<>  wrote:
>> Could you explain this point further?  Was there an exception?
>> On 09/01/2010 09:26 AM, Peter Fales wrote:
>> that doesn't quite work with the stock Cassandra, as it will
>> try to bind and listen on those addresses and give up because they
>> don't appear to be valid network addresses.
>> --
>> Andres March
>> Qualcomm Internet Services

*Andres March* <>
Qualcomm Internet Services

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