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Re: Configuration Nightmare

From: Ed Brown
Subject: Re: Configuration Nightmare
Date: Wed, 26 May 2004 16:24:25 -0600

On Wed, 2004-05-26 at 15:50, Luke A. Kanies wrote:
> However (and I probably should have covered this in the article; live and 
> learn), you must use the server's short name; cfengine treats the '.' 
> character as an AND, so in the above snippet, 'cfengine_server' only gets 
> set if 'my' and 'server' and 'fqdn' is set.
> Thus, you should have:
> groups:
>       cfengine_server = ( hostname )
> where 'hostname' is the short, unqualified name of your server.  This name 
> is automatically set as a class by cfengine; if you run cfagent in verbose 
> mode you will see a list of classes set at parse time, and your hostname 
> should be one of them.  Use that hostname in the above test.

Perhaps you could do this, if fully qualified hostname is what you want:

        cfengine_server = ( hostname_domain_components )

( or 'my_server_fqdn', to use the previous example. )


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