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From Yann Ylavic <>
Subject Re: New ServerUID directive
Date Tue, 06 Feb 2018 11:17:50 GMT
On Tue, Feb 6, 2018 at 11:54 AM, Stefan Eissing
<> wrote:
>> Am 06.02.2018 um 11:45 schrieb Helmut K. C. Tessarek <>:
>> On 2018-02-06 05:13, Yann Ylavic wrote:
>>> Sorry for what is probably (my) bad english, "fixed" meant "the same
>>> after restart (or stop/start)".
>> And should you ever change the port number and/or the virtual host's
>> server name, then this virtual host won't be the same after a restart
>> anyway.

Which may be irrelevent for, say, a module which cares only about
backend connections.
Why would adding another incoming IP:port or ServerAlias matter there?

>> Either I'm missing something here, but I still don't understand the
>> reason for a unique identifier, when you already have one.
> You are missing that Yann exactly wants to do that.
> Only as consideration for people who prefer otherwise, he considered to
> introduce a ServerUID directive.
> Now, he tried several times to get the discussion back to what a good
> *automatic* id for the load balancer is, but everyone keeps discussing
> directives...

Thanks Stefan, I couldn't have said better!

> *Waves Jedi Hand*: "Forget the directive..."

May the force be with you ;)

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