[Backgroundrb-devel] Using the ip flag
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Thu Mar 13 12:26:57 EDT 2008
I am also interested in doing the same (2 servers running mongrels
(IPs 158.119.147.x and 158.119.147.y) with another server (IP
158.119.147.z) running background jobs).
To clarify I would have the rails apps on both x and y with the
backgroundrb.yml file specifying 158.119.147.z).
What would I need on the backgroundrb server- just the backgroundrb
Would I also need a backgroundrb.yml file on this machine and does the
IP here specify which machines to accept backgroundrb jobs from -
would I set this to 188.8.131.52?
How would I start the backgroundrb script on the background job server?
Thanks for all your help
On 12 Mar 2008, at 23:29, Noah Horton wrote:
> Then I would make the default yml file have a comment above the
> default saying “This doesn’t work on MacOS, you can use 0.0.0.0 but
> it will allow open network connections too”.
> I would wager that 80%+ of BackgroundRB deployments have not secured
> this since the security implications are not noted at all. This
> seems really dangerous.
> On 3/12/08 3:52 PM, "hemant kumar" <gethemant at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-03-12 at 14:43 -0700, Noah Horton wrote:
> > Wait – the default config used in all the examples has the
> > backgroundrb workers listening to connections from all public
> > interfaces? That seems like a really risky thing. Perhaps the
> > examples should all get updated to ‘localhost’.
> Except 'localhost' doesn't work on Mac OSX from my experience.
> > On 3/12/08 2:02 PM, "Ryan Leavengood" <leavengood at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 4:47 PM, Noah Horton
> > <noah at rapouts.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Is there any config to get the backgroundrb instances to
> > listen to requests
> > > from any machine besides localhost?
> > If you use the same backgroundrb.yml used for your Mongrel
> > machines on
> > the BackgrounDRb machine (which you should), then it should
> > listen on
> > the machine's IP which you have configured in that file. If
> > you want
> > it to listen to all interfaces then use 0.0.0.0 like hemant
> > said in
> > his previous post.
> > Regards,
> > Ryan
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