Re: forcing autodiscovery to use loopback address

2000-06-09 19:41:32
Subject: Re: forcing autodiscovery to use loopback address
From: Ray Schafer <schafer AT tkg DOT com>
To: nv-l AT lists.tivoli DOT com
Date: Fri, 09 Jun 2000 23:41:32 +0000
"Lemire, Mark" wrote:

> [...]

> 1. Maintain a list of loopback addresses that are in the process of being
> put on the network.
> 2. Write a script that pings these addresses every x minutes.
> 3. As soon as they are pingable, issue a netmon -y.
> 4. Rebuild the seedfile nightly to add/delete addresses from the list.
> Not perfect, but will hopefully work 95%+ of the time.  Thanks again!

Sounds good, but if you delete an address from the seedfile, it will NOT be
deleted from the database, you'll have to delete it from the map.

Ray Schafer                   | schafer AT tkg DOT com
The Kernel Group              | Distributed Systems Management