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20021115: attempts to setup 'mcidas' acct on allegan to route ADDE (cont.)



>From:  Paul Farrall <address@hidden>
>Organization:  USU
>Keywords:  200211141546.gAEFkIL29111

Hi Paul and Rob,

I logged onto allegan this weekend and experimented with the ADDE
data access information in the 'mcidas' account in an attempt to see
if I could get allegan to route other machine's ADDE requests to remote
hosts.  Unfortunately, I was unsuccessful in getting this to work.  
Apparently, McIDAS code does not allow for ADDE requests to be chained:
a request for, say, GINIWEST data from one of your lab machines to
allegan will only be treated as a request for GINIWEST data as
LOCAL-DATA on allegan.

Since getting allegan to route ADDE requests did not work (rats!),
we will need to think about how requests can be sent to a proxy server
which will then route both outgoing and incoming ADDE traffic.  This
will take some research and likely code development on my part, so
I ask for your patience.

I wish I could have provided better news...

Tom

>From address@hidden Thu Nov 14 08:44:47 2002
>Subject: Re: 20021113: how NFS is setup on workstation machines to access 
>Allegan

On Wed, 13 Nov 2002, Unidata Support wrote:
US> strikes me that if these machines can NFS mount a disk from Allegan,
US> they should be able to access the ADDE server on Allegan.  

That's right.  I believe that the workstations already point to allegan
for some of the ADDE feeds.  Rob can confirm.

US> I would like to get the 'mcidas' login on so I can see
US> if I can setup ADDE services so that they are routed to different
US> machines.  Are you game for this?

Sure.  I enabled the mcidas login on allegan and allowed access for the
machine gale.unidata.ucar.edu.  I'll send you the passwd directly.

Thanks again for all your help.

Paul

From: "Rob Gillies ." <address@hidden>
Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2002 10:01:56 -0700 (MST)
Subject: Re: 20021115: attempts to setup 'mcidas' acct on allegan to route ADDE 
(cont.)

Tom:

thanks for attention to this matter. Such a shame that there is no easy solution
 
(is it not more often the case?). Hopefully the development to use a proxy will 
not be too onerous - if we can do anything this end please do not hesitate to 
ask.

Merci .. Rob

From:      Paul Farrall <address@hidden>
Date:      Tue, 19 Nov 2002 11:42:30 -0700
cc:"Rob Gillies ." <address@hidden>, address@hidden
Subject:   Re: 20021115: attempts to setup 'mcidas' acct on allegan to route 
ADDE (cont.)

Tom,

Thanks for the info and thanks for all your work on this.

Paul


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