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Re: NAT, and appliances...


From: Tim Nelson
Subject: Re: NAT, and appliances...
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2005 11:51:25 +1100 (EST)

On Sun, 27 Nov 2005, Steve Brorens wrote:

I'm looking at using cfengine to manage and monitor a number of
'appliance' type boxes on a range of sites, but I'm concerned that I may
have probelms with NAT and DNS issues,

Anyone used cfengine where:

- the managed systems are behind NAT-type firewalls
- DNS may be 'odd' (they're Linux systems configured onto Windows
networks, and their DNS names might be someting like
box.internal.acme.com or box.local or box.acme.local - conventions at
different customers will differ

Is this likely to cause problems?

How best to avoid probs?

Well, it would probably be a good idea to ask the same question on the network-automation list :).

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