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Re: mln (was: Re: Bootstrapping)

From: John Sechrest
Subject: Re: mln (was: Re: Bootstrapping)
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2004 17:01:03 -0800

Tim Nelson <address@hidden> writes:

 % >  Should we push to have the list as a side list of cfengine?
 % >  Or should we set it up as part of the mln discussion?

 %      mln, yes?  

 <..... waiting for other input from the rest of the list.....
  ..... especially from those on different continents from here.... > 

 % >  Ok. Added to the list. I am sure there are more. 

 %      We also need variant configs.  For example, many people will want 
 % a simple syslog setup.  But some will want what I have, which is syslog-ng 
 % tunneled over stunnel :).  

 Yes. I guess I would just call those different roles. 

 There are many different ways to set up the systems.

 But there are some classical ways to do it.

 The way that I think about it:

 if you were going to set your system up by going to an ISP,
 clicking on the "give me a site" web page and you had a bunch
 of clicky boxes for selecting the roles you wanted each host
 to play, what would the clicky boxes have in them?

 And what text input fields would you need to enable them
 to do it correctly. 

 Assume that all they want is the role. As much as possible
 should be derived from the structure of the system, or by
 the decisions made in the cf.engine configurations.

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