[Gluster-users] ec2 elastic IPs

Marcus Bointon marcus at synchromedia.co.uk
Thu Mar 22 17:41:34 UTC 2012

On 22 Mar 2012, at 18:34, Brian Cipriano wrote:

> Ah, good idea. I'll just assign each server a name via hosts file.

That can be a pain to maintain. There's a trick that I've found very useful: The host name that you use to access ec2 hosts that do not have an external (elastic) IP resolves to an internal address when used inside ec2. Not the most concise names, but they're ready to use and easy to get hold of.

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