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From Mike <mikethe...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: set daemon physical name
Date Wed, 17 Aug 2011 16:58:56 GMT
Might be a reverse DNS issue - is the host's proper name in the /etc/hosts file?

On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 12:18 PM, Lior Harel <harel.lior@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the quick response, so I guess I'm having an issue here as the
> node registers as localhost. (issuing hostname command yields the machine
> name not localhost)
> do you have any idea? could it be related to same machine as the master
> configuration?
>
> On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 6:59 PM, NerdyNick <nerdynick@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> So flume masters, collectors, and agent nodes should be registering
>> there physical name as whatever there hostname is, as returned by the
>> hostname command. That being said you can also create a logical node
>> and map it that way. You can also use physical DNS/IP's for the Agent
>> Sinks and Collector Source's. I currently do it this way as it allows
>> me to use multi master better, but does bring a slight layer of
>> confusion.
>>
>> As for the configuration, I don't see a massive problem with it as
>> long as you aren't planning to pump a very large amount of traffic at
>> it.
>>
>> On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 6:50 AM, Lior Harel <harel.lior@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I have setup the collector to run on the same machine as the master.
>> > When
>> > running the collector as a daemon I couldn't find a way to specify its
>> > physical name and it always registers as localhost. So I'm not sure how
>> > to
>> > configure the agents' collectorSource, localhost?
>> > is there a way to specify a physical name for the daemon's node?
>> > also, I know this configuration (master + collector on the same machine)
>> > is
>> > considered pseudo distributed mode (for dev purposes mainly), assuming
>> > we
>> > roll out incrementally with limited number of events at the beginning,
>> > is
>> > this configuration reasonable?
>> >
>> > Thanks.
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Nick Verbeck - NerdyNick
>> ----------------------------------------------------
>> NerdyNick.com
>> Coloco.ubuntu-rocks.org
>
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