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From NerdyNick <nerdyn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: set daemon physical name
Date Wed, 17 Aug 2011 15:59:07 GMT
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

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

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

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