[CalendarServer-dev] Re: [CalendarServer-changes] [1055] CalendarServer/branches/users/cdaboo/od-schema-1044/twistedcaldav/ dir ectory

Wilfredo Sánchez Vega wsanchez at wsanchez.net
Thu Jan 18 16:25:04 PST 2007

On Jan 17, 2007, at 7:06 PM, Cyrus Daboo wrote:

> I still think using ifconfig is feasible. Just do it without the  
> interface parameter. That will list all interfaces, their status,  
> bound IP and MAC address. We can do a better job of parsing to pick  
> the one bound to the IP we are interested in.


> However, it is possible for a server to be bound to more than one,  
> so which MAC to use in that case? Probably have to try all of them  
> in queries against the directory and see which records come back.


> The alternative of course is to hard code the OD record name for the  
> server in the config and not rely on MAC at all.
> I'm not sure what was up with that code - I do have C code that does  
> exactly that in Mulberry.

   I think we want to do the MAC address lookup, I just figured that  
there should be a way to do it in Python instead of with a separate  
process.  It's not a big deal, just a clean up item.


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