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Re: Computer Listed in Bold in Setup of Xsan Admin Arnór Kristjánsson Thu Sep 25 04:00:29 2008

pmdc.int-nutmegaudiopost.com is the machine controlling the volume. Are
these addresses on the metadata network?

A.

> Hello,
>
> The output of "who" is as follows:
> --
> Xsanadmin (Nutmeg) > who
> Who (File System "Nutmeg")
>
> #    acfs  I.D.  Type  Location         Up Time       License Expires
> --   ----------  ----  ---------------  ---------     ---------------
> 0>               FSM   pmdc.int-nutmegaudiopost.com 0d 0h 6m      N/A
> 2>               CLI   thirty-six.int-nutmegaudiopost.com 0d 0h 4m
> N/A
> 43>              ADM   thirty-six.int-nutmegaudiopost.com 0d 0h 0m
> N/A
>
> 1 active connections out of 0 licensed connections
> --
> I am executing that "who" command on the station that shows up as
> thirty-six.int-nutmegaudiopost.com in the list above.  That is the
> station that was the MDC.  According to the output of "who", the current
> MDC is pmdc.int-nutmegaudiopost.com.  However, if I use Xsan Admin from
> either PMDC or thirty-six, it is Thirty-Six that is listed in bold in
> Xsan admin.
>
> Ultimately what I want to do is have PMDC be the MDC, and have
> Thirty-Six be a client, instead of the MDC.  Currently, in Xsan Admin,
> Thirty-Six has a Low failover priority, and PMDC has a High failover
> priority.  Is changing controllers as simple as my changing the role of
> Thirty-Six via Xsan Admin from controller to client?  Will that change
> which computer is listed in bold in Xsan Admin?  Will making that change
> result in any data loss, even though "who" indicates that PMDC is the
> active MDC?
>
> Thanks for the help!
>
> Jonathan S. Abrams
>
> Arnór Kristjánsson wrote:
>> What is the output of "cvadmin who"?
>>
>> A.
>>
>> On Sep 22, 2008, at 9:08 PM, Jonathan S. Abrams wrote:
>>
>>> No, it is bold on another machine as well.  This is what I am
>>> thinking.  Perhaps you (or someone else) can confirm or refute this.
>>>
>>> 1.  It's bold because it is the machine that is hosting the Xsan.
>>> When you choose to connect to a SAN component in Xsan Admin, the
>>> machine currently listed in bold is the machine you connect to.
>>> 2.  It's bold because it is still the MDC, even though sudo ./cvadmin
>>> indicates the FSS is being hosted by another Mac.
>>>
>>> Thoughts?
>>>
>>> Thanks for reading!
>>>
>>> -Jonathan
>>>
>>> Vitali Bystritski wrote:
>>>> Are you looking at it in Xsan Admin on that machine in question,
>>>> Thirty-Six?
>>>> I think it just shows that the machine in bold is the machine you
>>>> are currently using Xsan Admin on.
>>>> Do you see it in bold on another mdc?
>>>>
>>>> Sincerely yours,
>>>>
>>>> Vitali Bystritski
>>>>
>>>> --------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>> act | actc | xsan | fcp studio | aperture | shake | fmp
>>>> --------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>>
>>>> On Sep 22, 2008, at 3:40 PM, Jonathan S. Abrams wrote:
>>>>> Hello,
>>>>>
>>>>> I have an Xsan (v1.4.2) with four (4) computers.  One of these
>>>>> computers is the original MDC, and is named Thirty-Six.  Another
>>>>> computer is named Xsan-PMDC, and is now the primary MDC (via
>>>>> cvadmin's fail <Volume_Name>).  Even though Xsan-PMDC is now the
>>>>> MDC, the computer that used to be the MDC (Thirty-Six) is listed in
>>>>> bold in Xsan Admin-->Creative (name of SAN
>>>>> component)-->Setup-->Computers.  What is the significance of this
>>>>> computer being listed in bold in this location?
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks for reading!
>>>>>
>>>>> -Jonathan
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Jonathan S. Abrams
>>>>> Chief Technical Engineer
>>>>> Nutmeg Audio Post
>>>>> 45 West 45th St FL 6
>>>>> New York, NY 10036
>>>>> PH  212-921-8005
>>>>> FAX 212-921-7728
>>>>> http://www.nutmegaudiopost.com
>>>>> Treasurer, NY Section, Audio Engineering Society
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