Coda File System

Re: Coda routing problems

From: Omen Wild <Omen.Wild_at_Dartmouth.EDU>
Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2003 20:15:56 -0400
Quoting Jan Harkes <> on Fri, Sep 19 14:01:
[ snip ]

> I believe you have to set both of the following options in
> /etc/coda/server.conf,
>     hostname=server-hostname
>     ipaddress=

Ah, no, I was just setting ipaddress, not hostname.  Woo-hoo!  When I
set both I can leave the server on and access it from the
DMZ subnet!  I will try to set up the other clients soon to see if they
work as well, but since this case does I have strong hopes for the

The netstat output is strange though:
0 > | egrep coda
udp (codaauth2:370)        6915/auth2
udp (codasrv:2432)     7688/codasrv
udp (codasrv:2432)     4971/codasrv
udp (codasrv-se:2433)  7688/codasrv
udp (codasrv-se:2433)  4971/codasrv

( is a shell script that munges the output a little.)

I have no idea where it is getting, there are not any
instances of that or the machine name that corresponds to in /vice/**.

> For some strange reason it would be a lot easier if your server was on a
> separate machine on the local network ( because then the
> kernel really just routes the packets and isn't messing around with the
> source ip-address of outgoing packets.

I thought about that, but I'm just a home user (albeit atypical ;-) and
don't really want to run a machine just for coda.

Anyhow, thanks for your help, I'm quite excited to try to consolidate
my home directories from 3 machines down to a single copy, centrally


grep me no patterns and I'll tell you no lines.

Received on 2003-09-19 20:18:29