[Users] simfactory: adding new machine?

Bruno Coutinho Mundim bcmsma at astro.rit.edu
Wed Jul 28 15:03:39 CDT 2010

Bernard Kelly wrote:
> What's the proper method for adding a new machine? 

As Frank just mentioned, you set at udb.pm (that you copy from the
udb.example.pm template):

   $mdb::machine_database{'discover'} = $udb_generic;

Now you need to add the several different options regarding that
machine. You use then the set_option command there.

There is a short text at the end of


showing how to modify the options for a particular user on Ranger.
You may use it as a model when setting it up for your machine.

Do I actually have to
> add to the "mdb.pm" file?

No. You can look there for examples on how the options are set for
several different machines. It is a database file that could be very

Cheers... Bruno.

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