[torqueusers] hostname confusion

xuehai zhang hai at cs.uchicago.edu
Fri Mar 4 13:37:56 MST 2005

xuehai zhang wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've set up a small 3-node cluster. One node plays the role as the head 
> node, which has two network interfaces. Its eth0 has a public IP address 
> while eth1 is assigned a private IP address ( in my 
> configuration). The other two nodes acts as the worker nodes and each 
> has only 1 network interface with a private ip address ( 
> and in my config).

should be and

> I run the PBS server/scheduler/mom on 
> the head node and PBS mom on two worker nodes.
> My question is, how should I config the head node's /etc/hostname, 
> $PBS_HOME/server_name, and $PBS_HOME/server_priv/nodes files? I got a 
> hostname for its public ip from our administrator and I generate a 
> hostname for its private ip address (put to /etc/hosts file on all the 
> nodes because it is not handled by DNS). Which one should I put to the 
> /etc/hostname and $PBS_HOME/server_name? Should I make the hostname for 
> the private ip same as the hostname for the public ip?
> I am really confused about it. Thanks in advance for your clarification.
> Xuehai
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