How to adress a servant with no Id throug a config.client file

SamboNBSamboNB Member Jo SimonsOrganization: SpeakUpProject: Monitoring applications with IceBox
Hi

Fairly new on this and I'm sure the answer will already somewhere on this forum , but I can not seem to find it.
When I : adapter->add(serv,communicator->stringToIdentity("Server"));
In a config.client file I can easy adress this with
Client.Proxy=Server:tcp -h XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX -p 10000

What about when I: adapter->addWithUUID(serv);
how should I formulate the arguments in the config-file as
Client.Proxy=:tcp -h XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX -p 10000 does not seem to work
Could someone help

Thanks in advance
Jo

Comments

  • mesmes CaliforniaAdministrators, ZeroC Staff Mark SpruiellOrganization: ZeroC, Inc.Project: Ice Developer ZeroC Staff
    Hi,

    Welcome to the forum.

    As you've seen, using a fixed identity for a servant makes it easy for a client to "bootstrap" a proxy from a string. If you know the identity of the servant and the endpoint(s) of its object adapter, you can construct a string and then convert that string into a proxy object.

    A UUID is typically used as an object identity when a) the object is transient, and/or b) having an obscure identity is desired (for example, as an additional security precaution).

    You cannot bootstrap a proxy for an object without knowing its identity. Since a UUID is not known until the server is running, constructing a stringified proxy for such an object is difficult.

    A common use case is to bootstrap a proxy for a "well known" object that has a fixed identity. Operations on this object may return proxies for other objects whose identities use UUIDs.

    Regards,
    Mark
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