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Posted By: Knox, Ernest
Date: Thursday, 29 August 2013, at 5:46 p.m.

In Response To: Re: 11.7 - REMOTE_SERVER_CFG (Fernando Nunes)

You can also use the .rhosts file on the remote server for the incoming ser=
ver and ID. This goes under the ID on the database server and you can mana=
ge, without disturbing the Systems Admin to add it to the /etc/hosts.equiv.=
This is for UNIX base. Windows is another thought.

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where is your hosts.equiv file?=20
You don't need to bounce the instance.=20
add user informix to the file... not just the hostname On Aug 29, 2013 3:43=
PM, "JACOB SHADIX" <> wrote:=20

> I would benefit greatly from being able to manage my own hosts.equiv;=20
> as /etc/hosts.equiv is owned by root and I have to jump through hoops=20
> to update.
> I have an HDR pair setup on separate servers for testing. On the=20
> secondary node, I set the REMOTE_SERVER_CFG value in ONCONFIG and=20
> bounce the instance.
> My hosts.equiv will contain 2 entries for the Primary server -=20
> 'hostname' & 'hostname.domain'. This doesn't seem to do the trick=20
> though as I keep coming across -956 errors in the secondary server's=20
> online log. listener-thread:
> err
> =3D -956: oserr =3D 0: errstr =3D informix@'hostname.domain': Client host=
> user informix@'hostname.domain' is not trusted by the server. IF I=20
> switch back to use ONLY /etc/hosts.equiv, it works just fine. I=20
> clearly see in the message log where it's caching in both=20
> /etc/hosts.equiv and my newly created hosts.equiv. What am I missing?
> Forum Note: Use "Reply" to post a response in the discussion forum.=20


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