Fw: Improving metrics gathering
tonynelson at georgeanelson.com
Thu Feb 4 18:34:43 UTC 2010
On 10-02-04 11:24:47, Matt Domsch wrote:
> ... but it's highly likely there are 1000-2000 machines behind
> a NAT making those requests.
> To this end, I would like to see yum enhanced to provide information
> which we can use to more accurately count the number of installed
> Fedora systems. This has been discussed before, and documented on
> the wiki , but for various reasons never been acted upon. While
> I'll leave the implementation details to the appropriate teams, I
> think including some form of UUID in yum mirrorlist queries would be
> both appropriate, and safe.
How about just the local IP address, which would usually be unique
behind a NAT, but not globally or eternally identifiable? Without a
NAT, it would be the same IP you already get, so no problem.
TonyN.:' <mailto:tonynelson at georgeanelson.com>
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