NIS?

Bogdan Costescu bogdan.costescu at iwr.uni-heidelberg.de
Fri Oct 5 09:49:49 EDT 2001


On Fri, 5 Oct 2001, Steven Timm wrote:

> The rsync script is a good idea and something we are thinking
> of implementing--only problem is...how do you handle the
> situation when a node happens to be down during a push?

One solution that I'm using (not for the clusters, but for the several
tens of workstations, some of which run sometimes Windows) is to add a
"pull" to the startup scripts. If it's already up-to-date, nothing will
happen because of the smart syncronization; if it's old, an update takes
place.

Sincerely,

Bogdan Costescu

IWR - Interdisziplinaeres Zentrum fuer Wissenschaftliches Rechnen
Universitaet Heidelberg, INF 368, D-69120 Heidelberg, GERMANY
Telephone: +49 6221 54 8869, Telefax: +49 6221 54 8868
E-mail: Bogdan.Costescu at IWR.Uni-Heidelberg.De


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