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Re: Limiting number of machines

From: Systems Administrator
Subject: Re: Limiting number of machines
Date: Fri, 9 Jan 2004 09:47:37 +1100 (EST)

On Wed, 7 Jan 2004, Harish Chauhan wrote:

> Hi,
> How can I limit the number of machines (Range of IP addresses / subnet)
> getting the files from a server at any point of time so that our network
> doesn't get flooded with the request coming all at one time.  I mean when
> the system is doing activites based on daily cron jobs. There has to be
> some mechanism that lets me specify the range getting the update and then
> the next range, etc

        Splaytime would probably also help with what you're looking for

Tim Nelson
Systems Administrator
Sunet Internet
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