[Sugar-devel] GPA XS Report
caroline at solutiongrove.com
Wed Jul 8 08:21:08 EDT 2009
On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 7:32 AM, Martin Langhoff
<martin.langhoff at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 10:39 PM, Dave Bauer<dave.bauer at gmail.com> wrote:
> > OK, we can workaround this two ways,
> > Use schoolserver as the jabber server name in the settings then
> > 1) set the IP in /etc/hosts as a quick hack to make sure things work
> > 2) set up the SoaS to use the built in DNS on the XS.
> I'd strongly recommend avoid touching /etc/hosts or /etc/resolv.conf
> on every SoaS.
> > Using the DNS seems problematic, probably due to my lack on knowledge.
> The changes are trivial -- a list of ~8 names need to resolve to the
> XS's "internal" address. DNS can be complicated, but this is
> completely trivial.
> Get those names added to the existing DNS server, and you're sorted.
I think here is the rub. What is the "existing DNS server" and how would we
get access to it? Certainly Boston Public Schools is not going to put
something in their DNS server for us. Is there a workaround?
> > If we do that we need to defer to the network DNS for everything
> > except the schoolserver hostname. If kids take the stick home, what
> > happens with the DNS if we put the XS into resolv.conf?
> resolv.conf gets re-written by NM all the time. "Hardcoding it" is no go.
> martin.langhoff at gmail.com
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