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RE: [Cfengine] using copy the "wrong" way


From: Martin, Jason H
Subject: RE: [Cfengine] using copy the "wrong" way
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2005 07:46:40 -0700

The only problem with that is it requires explicitly specifying all of
the clients in the server config, which is very un-'class' like.  If the
clients could push a file to the serve then it would be more scalable
and flexible.

-Jason Martin

> -----Original Message-----
> From: 
> address@hidden 
> [mailto:address@hidden
> org] On Behalf Of Bas van der Vlies
> Sent: Wednesday, September 21, 2005 7:03 AM
> To: Marco van Beek
> Cc: address@hidden
> Subject: Re: [Cfengine] using copy the "wrong" way
> 
> 
> Marco van Beek wrote:
> > Hi there,
> > 
> > Is there a way of making cfengine move files from the client to the
> > server using copy? (in other words, the "wrong" way)
> > 
> > I know I can trigger an rsync command using a shell 
> command, but I was
> > wondering if there is a way of making cfagent upload rather than 
> > download via copy.
> > 
> > I can't use NFS and pretend the remote server is local as 
> some of the
> > clients are on the end of a WAN, so I was just wondering if 
> there is a 
> > feature or argument I haven't spotted.
> > 
> > Regards,
> > 
> > Marco.
> > 
> Of course the same copy command you use for clients to copy 
> files from 
> the server. In you server cfagent.conf you add copy statements with 
> server=<clientname> as attribute. This requires 'cfservd' on 
> all clients.
> 
> Regards
> 
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