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How to tell which server is which in a cluster.

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Created On: 24 Apr 2007 9:58 am
Last Edited: 10 Jun 2009 3:42 pm

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Sometimes during troubleshooting, or during initial set up or site development, it is useful to be able to tell which node in a cluster you are currently connected to. This is of particular use when a front end load balancer could send you to any node at any particular time.

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Use the following code snippet below. If you allow WCTL in your banner/footer then it is very convenient to place this in your Control Panel's "banner" section. To restrict the display to the sysop only, you can wrap the code in %% if userIsSysop %% [code here] %% endif %%

Example
%% if !siteIsSlave %%
  Master at %% siteIp %%
%% else %%
  Slave at %% siteIp%%
%%endif %%