[mythtv-users] Backend Setup with Dual Network Interface ??
mythtv at mattrude.com
Wed Dec 27 19:10:25 UTC 2006
Dave Ansell wrote:
> I am setting up a new Backend server which has two NIC cards.
> I was planning to use one connection for Myth traffic only, the other for
> other stuff (mail, http,etc).
> So I have configured DNS
> GeneralHost -> 192.168.1.4
> MythHost -> 192.168.1.5
> That is all working fine.
> At the moment the server hostname is actually set to "GeneralHost"
> My concern is I have read somewhere that mythbackend uses the hostname
> when saving shows in the database. Is this correct? If so I presume the
> effect would be to direct frontends to look for shows on the "GeneralHost"
Mythfrontend uses your IP Address not your host name to find the backend
so by pointing your remote frontend to 192.168.1.5 will tell that
frontend to use your MythHost NIC.
> I guess the obvious solution is to change the server host name to
> "MythHost", but will that break anythig else?
YES the host name is used in the settings table in mysql. changing your
host name will require you to resetup mythtv.
*** Backup your database before you play ***
> Many thanks for any help,
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