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From Lior Harel <harel.l...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: set daemon physical name
Date Wed, 17 Aug 2011 16:18:54 GMT
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

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.
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> Nick Verbeck - NerdyNick
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