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From Steve Loughran <ste...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Multiple NIC Cards
Date Tue, 09 Jun 2009 15:59:48 GMT
John Martyniak wrote:
> When I run either of those on either of the two machines, it is trying 
> to resolve against the DNS servers configured for the external addresses 
> for the box.
> Here is the result
> Server:        xxx.xxx.xxx.69
> Address:    xxx.xxx.xxx.69#53

OK. in an ideal world, each NIC has a different hostname. Now, that 
confuses code that assumes a host has exactly one hostname, not zero or 
two, and I'm not sure how well Hadoop handles the 2+ situation (I know 
it doesn't like 0, but hey, its a distributed application). With 
separate hostnames, you set hadoop up to work on the inner addresses, 
and give out the inner hostnames of the jobtracker and namenode. As a 
result, all traffic to the master nodes should be routed on the internal 

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