Re: [htdig] More Load balancing

Subject: Re: [htdig] More Load balancing
From: Gilles Detillieux (
Date: Wed May 31 2000 - 09:03:19 PDT

According to Mark Sullivan:
> > So my question: do you want
> > htdig to fetch all documents from the server named
> > If so, then you should use server_aliases, and not mess with
> > url_part_aliases.
> I have two seperate hosts (www1,www2) running a copy of htdig314, I just
> want to have the results from the search (on www1,www2) return
> so users have no idea there are two hosts being
> balanced...
> I really appreciate the help, I installed Local Director the other day
> and this was my next objective...THANKS!!!

The server_aliases attribute should do exactly what you want. You must
rebuild your index from scratch after setting it, though, to purge any
unwanted URLs from the database. Run the rundig script, or use htdig -i
and then htmerge.

Gilles R. Detillieux              E-mail: <>
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Dept. Physiology, U. of Manitoba  Phone:  (204)789-3766
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