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Re: cfengine proxy?


From: Systems Administrator
Subject: Re: cfengine proxy?
Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2003 11:01:22 +1100 (EST)

On Tue, 18 Nov 2003, Daniel Pittman wrote:

> On Tue, 18 Nov 2003, Systems Administrator wrote:
> > Hi all. I'm wondering if cfengine has some kind of proxy mode. Besides
> > the fact that this might help with some people's scaling problems
> > (mentioned recently), it would also mean that it would be possible to
> > configure a cfengine server on a machine on the internal network, and
> > have it push to a machine on an external network. Yes, I know push is
> > bad, but if someone has a better idea for using cfengine on both
> > internal and external networks, I'd like to hear it.
>
> ...easy to solve.  You can run cfservd on any host, right?
>
> So, run a single central host that server all the configuration data to
> the 'proxy' host or hosts.
>
> Then point all your clients at the 'proxy' hosts. :)

        Doh!  I had a feeling there was some way to do it.  Now I know :).

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