Niles, > In the ldmadmin-pl.conf there is an entry that sets > the hostname - either hard coded : > > $hostname = "myHost.rap.ucar.edu"; > > or parsing the output of an OS command : > > chop($hostname = `uname -n`); > > > my question is twofold - first, does the host name > have to be fully qualified, ie. does it need to be > > myHost.rap.ucar.edu > > instead of just > > myHost The hostname should be full-qualified in order to fulfil its purpose. > and secondly, what is this $hostname variable used for? It is used to to set the "origin" member of the metadata for all data-products created on or being relayed by the LDM on the host. It is also used by the "rtstats" utility in reporting LDM behavior. Regards, Steve Emmerson Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: KQT-994930 Department: Support LDM Priority: Normal Status: Closed
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