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Correct definition of EOS_BROKER_URL

I think that, by default, in /etc/sysconfig/eos_env, EOS_BROKER_URL is set to root://localhost:1097//eos/.
I read that the FQDN can be used (EOS_BROKER_URL :: why localhost?).
But what if I set it to a cluster alias (a DNS entry that points to both managers) ? Is it OK or could it create issues ?

Thank you


Hi JM,

The broker should always point to the localhost. The client inside the MGM is handling all the logic to properly connect to the real MQ master daemon which for a master-slave setup can sometimes be on another machine. Putting an alias instead will confuse the XRootD client used by the MGM to register to messages from MQ.


Thank you Elvin.