[Planetlab-devel] error: AddNode failed - hostname already
present, or not valid ?
pete.larry at gmail.com
Tue Jun 23 15:36:45 EDT 2009
The alternative is to use geniwrapper, but remove the PLC-specific
pieces, and keep only the interfaces. A challenge, but doable. (We
are also producing WSDL, which you could use as a starting point
for generating your own code.
On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 3:30 PM, Mingliang
Ma<mingliang.ma.research at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Stephen,
> I'm a student in University of Toronto, we are working on a testbed just
> like planetlab, but it has not published yet. we want somehow find a method
> to Federate our testbed system into GENI. but there is no documentation on
> the federation part. So we are planning to install Planetlab with
> GeniWrapper, which is a software layer that you developed to federate MyPLC
> to GENI. One approach would be to port geniwrapper to work with our testbed
> API. Since we are running planetlab within our private network, in that case
> hostname need not to be FQDN, then is it possible to add a node? How do i
> configure a pc to be a node (install centos5 --> create vserver --> install
> On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 2:59 PM, Stephen Soltesz <soltesz at cs.princeton.edu>
>> Hello, Ming,
>> I'm glad to hear that you got myplc working on your private network.
>> I'd like to clarify that a 'node' in plc refers to a physical machine.
>> You cannot use a vserver as a node.
>> AddNode may be failing to register your given hostname because it is not a
>> FQDN, which is expected when registering a physical machine.
>> Try adding a real machine, and let us know how that goes.
>> Thank you,
>> On Jun 23, 2009, at 1:01 PM, Mingliang Ma wrote:
>>> I just set up MyPLC4.3 in my private network. i am able to login to MyPLC
>>> web-based user interface. i set up a second vserver in the same pc with
>>> different IP within the private network. i want to set the second as a node.
>>> and add to MyPLC site.
>>> so after i log in, i press the add node button on the left of the web
>>> page. i filled in all required info (hostname = metuser3, Model = custom,
>>> addressing method = DHCP, IP address = 192.168.0.247 which is my second
>>> vserver IP) then i pressed add, it says "AddNode failed - hostname already
>>> present, or not valid ?"
>>> the value of the hostname is the hostname i input when i created a
>>> vserver cv3 build --netdev eth0 --interface 192.168.0.247 --hostname
>>> metuser3 -m yum -- -d centos5
>>> Does someone know where i did wrong? What should i put in the hostname
>>> field? I'm very appreciate if someone can help me
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