[DRBD-user] Avoiding the host name (__DRBD_NODE__)

Florian Haas florian.haas at linbit.com
Tue Aug 25 23:03:56 CEST 2009

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On 08/25/2009 07:21 PM, Victor Jason wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there a way to avoid writing the names of the hosts in the conf file?
> I've noticed that there is an environment variable __DRBD_NODE__ that
> can be set.

Please forget this hack. Pretend that it never existed.

> I set it to some name (LOCAL and REMOTE) but the devices won't pair.
> Each side cannot identify the other.

What you are asking for is something that is being addressed in DRBD
8.3.3, and we are currently in the process of adding the last missing
features to that. No release date has been set yet, so don't hold your
breath, but please watch for the rc1 announcement on this list.


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