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using dfuplus from windows app server

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Thu Jan 05, 2012 2:17 pm Change Time Zone

Hello,
I have a Windows box with only the ECL IDE installed, would it be possible to use dfuplus to spray files directly from my local machine to a remote cluster? If not, is there some sort of dafilesrv component I can install locally or would I need to install all the hpcc/thor "stuff" to make it work?

Fyi, I've tried using dfuplus with localhost but it can't seem to find my file in localhost:7100...my filename.

Thanks!
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Thu Jan 05, 2012 4:05 pm Change Time Zone

dfuplus was made for just this type of application. In the docs, for example, here is a fixed spray operation:

C:\>dfuplus action=spray srcip=10.150.50.14
srcfile=c:\import\timezones.txt dstname=RTTEMP::timezones.txt
dstcluster=thor format=fixed recordsize=155

And the DFUPLUS.INI file sppecifies where the "thor" is located:

server=http://10.150.50.12:8010
username=rlor
password=password
overwrite=1
replicate=

So I think that you just need the real IP address instead of localhost, but what you are trying to do should work fine.

Regards,

Bob
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Thu Jan 05, 2012 10:03 pm Change Time Zone

In order to use your local Windows box as a dropzone you would need a Windows version of dafileserv running on it, and there is only a Linux version currently being distributed.

You can interactively upload/download files (up to 2 Gb) from/to Windows machines, using a Linux dropzone, from the ECL Watch page.
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