[hobbit] purple clients problem + multiple hosts

Rolf Schrittenlocher Schrittenlocher at rz.uni-frankfurt.de
Thu Jan 12 14:51:50 CET 2006

Hi Henrik,

>The hostname you see in the "ghosts" list is the hostname the the
>clients use when they report data. This *must* match the one found
>in the bb-hosts file, or Hobbit will simply discard the client message
>because it doesn't know which host it belongs to.
>So you can either change your clients to use the "--hostname" option 
>(e.g. use "--hostname=sieglinde.imada.sdu.dk" when calling
>runclient.sh), or add "CLIENT:sieglinde" to the entries in the 
>bb-hosts file.
just before I start to create several client installations dynamically 
started: Is there any chance you will extend this feature to something like


so that messages are send once for each name? This would resolve our 
multiple hosts problem?

kind regards

Mit freundlichen Gruessen
Rolf Schrittenlocher

HRZ/BDV, Senckenberganlage 31, 60054 Frankfurt 
Tel: (49) 69 - 798 28908   Fax: (49) 69 798 2881
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