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From Ben Hsu <ben....@criticalmedia.com>
Subject Re: why is the myid file needed?
Date Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:46:30 GMT
Hello Alex,

Thats interesting. Does that mean if I lose a VM, I can spin a new VM with
the same DNS name and myid file, attach it to the cluster, and ZK will fill
in the data bits?

On Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 5:41 PM, Alexander Shraer <shralex@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> The id uniquely identifies a server during its lifetime. IP and port can be
> change during runtime but the id remains.
>
> Also theoretically its possible for multiple servers to have the same IP
> and port, although probably no one will define it like that :)
>
> Alex
>
> On Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 12:47 PM, Ben Hsu <ben.hsu@criticalmedia.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > Hello
> >
> > A friend at work asked me why the myid file is needed. Can't zookeeper
> > divine which node a request is coming from based on the source IP and
> port?
> >
>

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