Hi Andy, I meant to reply earlier... thanks for the pointers and the explanations. I've applied few more changes and now everything is running ok. cheers alessandra Andrew Hanushevsky wrote: > Hi Alessandra, > > You must have switched from a very old system to a newer one. I say that > because the "redirect" directive was phased out a couple of years ago. > This is why you can't find any documentation on online. We do keep it in > the web space we just don't have a link to it. We don't because we > figured it would be just too much information to wade through. So, ... > > 1) You'll find detailed information on "all.manager" in > > http://xrootd.slac.stanford.edu/doc/olb_config/olb_config.htm#_Toc160953407 > > The simplest thing is wherever you have "olb.subscribe <host> [<port>]" > replace it with > > all.manager <host> [<port>] > > 2) You'll find detailed information on "all.role" in: > > http://xrootd.slac.stanford.edu/doc/olb_config/olb_config.htm#_Toc160953409 > > The simplest thing to do in your instance: > > ofs.redirect remote > > replace with > > all.role manager > > ofs.redirect target > > replace with > > all.role server > > In all cases, you can follow this up with an "if" on the same line. So, > in your case, it's just a matter of replacing the directive. And, of > course, it looks like some busy work. From another viewpoint, we had to > go this route to simplify things for more complicated environments as > these new directives imply a host of defaults that you would have had to > specify. We couldn't key them off the old directives to allow for upward > compatibility. So, we decided to give he old directives a few years of > grace and hope that people switch to the new ones. The nasty messages > onbviously are helping in that. > > Andy > > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Alessandra Forti" > <[log in to unmask]> > To: <[log in to unmask]> > Sent: Monday, March 31, 2008 7:03 AM > Subject: xrootd configuration > > >> Hi, >> >> I found error messages in the xrootd log files about the syntax of the >> config files in manchester and I need help to correct it. >> >> This is the first set of messages: >> >> Config warning: redirect directive is deprecated; use 'all.role'. >> =====> ofs.redirect remote if xrootd01.tier2.hep.manchester.ac.uk >> Config warning: redirect directive is deprecated; use 'all.role'. >> =====> ofs.redirect remote if bohr*31.tier2.hep.manchester.ac.uk >> Config warning: redirect directive is deprecated; use 'all.role'. >> =====> ofs.redirect target if bohr*31.tier2.hep.manchester.ac.uk >> Config warning: redirect directive is deprecated; use 'all.role'. >> =====> ofs.redirect target if bohr*.tier2.hep.manchester.ac.uk >> >> This is the second: >> >> Config warning: 'subscribe' directive is deprecated; use 'all.manager' >> instead >> =====> olb.subscribe xrootd01.tier2.hep.manchester.ac.uk >> >> do these messages mean that I have simply to replace all the >> ofs.redirect with all.role and olb.subscribe with all.manager in >> xrootd.conf or the syntax is completely different? >> >> I haven't found much documentation for "all.whatever' directives. >> >> thanks >> >> cheers >> alessandra >> >> -- >> "Well you'll still need a tray" >> > > -- "Well you'll still need a tray"