[Thinlinc-technical] Split horizon DNS

Karl Mikaelsson derfian at cendio.se
Tue May 8 13:40:01 CEST 2018

Jonathan Buzzard <jonathan.buzzard at strath.ac.uk> writes:
> I was actually having two problems. The first problem I was having I
> had correctly identified is that the vsmserver process does not handle
> split horizon DNS correctly. So the client connects to the vsmserver
> process it then hands out the IP address of the vsmagent process one is
> to connect too. However it is handing out the internal IP address.
> This can be fudged with /etc/hosts. However the vsmserver process is
> making a faulty assumption about the IP address, and should really hand
> back a hostname that the client then looks up.

This can be configured by /vsmagent/agent_hostname on each agent. This
is the address/name that's handed to the clients. The default is to use
an IP address, but it can be set to a hostname.

Karl Mikaelsson     derfian at cendio.se
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