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Re: distributed directories
We're essentially doing the same thing, but without the CVS (overkill for our
purposes) or krsh.
To be honest the very thought of kerberized rsh gives me hives! :)
But yah, test test test is the mantra for us too.
On 14 Apr 2004 at 11:39, Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:
> --On Wednesday, April 14, 2004 11:19 AM -0700 Donn Cave
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> There are really all sorts of ways to do this. We keep two conf files, a
> conf for the master, and a conf for the slaves. The conf for the slaves is
> essentially identical bar hostnames. So we use the tool called "bundle"
> (<http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/software/bundle/>) to filter in the
> hostnames, and use krsh (kerberized rsh) to distribute updates to the conf
> files on all our servers. All changes to the conf files are also tracked
> in CVS, so we can back out if there are issues later on. Of course, we
> test conf file changes on our test servers before deploying them to
> production. ;)
> Quanah Gibson-Mount
> Principal Software Developer
> ITSS/TSS/Computing Systems
> ITSS/TSS/Infrastructure Operations
> Stanford University
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