[hobbit] hobbit-4.1.1 client/server

Asif Iqbal iqbala-hobbit at qwestip.net
Thu Aug 25 22:20:51 CEST 2005

On Thu, Aug 25, 2005 at 04:13:28PM, Asif Iqbal wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 25, 2005 at 09:57:10PM, Henrik Stoerner wrote:
> > On Thu, Aug 25, 2005 at 03:15:53PM -0400, Larry.Barber at usda.gov wrote:
> > Also, the Hobbit client uses the hostname from "uname -n" as the name
> > by which it reports. If that doesn't match your entry in the Hobbit
> > server bb-hosts file, the client reports are silently ignored.
> I was using fully qualified domain name on bb-hosts. Changed that to
> reflect `uname -n` which is just host name for this one client. Will see
> if that fixes the problem

The bb-hosts name was the problem. Thanks a lot guys for your help. Now
I see the 'msgs' tag is clear. How do I send red alert when
/var/adm/messages file is empty?

Asif Iqbal
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