[Forces-protocol] RE: Meaning of PACKET *SUBSCRIBE operation type unclear

Jamal Hadi Salim <hadi@znyx.com> Tue, 26 October 2004 01:26 UTC

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Subject: [Forces-protocol] RE: Meaning of PACKET *SUBSCRIBE operation type unclear
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Seems to me this would probably be difficult to do per LFB.
Yes, the LFB will request for certain packets to be sent to it.
However _who_ does it send this request to is the question.
Lets put it on the agenda for wednesday meeting (Which i plan to attend)


On Mon, 2004-10-25 at 17:17, Khosravi, Hormuzd M wrote:
> Robert,
> I am not so sure about this, what kind of attributes would the LFB have
> to expose for this ?
> What do others think about this ? Jamal, you had a similar
> question...let us know what your experience has been in this regard.
> In our experience, we had such messages which would specify filters,
> e.g. Packet Subscribe for filters A, B, C, etc. But I am fine with doing
> this a different way as well...what is important is that this
> functionality needs to be supported by the protocol.
> Thanks
> Hormuzd 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert Haas [mailto:rha@zurich.ibm.com] 
> My current thinking is that any LFB that generates PKT_REDIR messages 
> will provide attributes that can be configured to decide which packets 
> must be redirected or mirrored. A CONFIG msg to the appropriate 
> attribute(s) should suffice, no ?
> Regards,
> -Robert

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