*LOOPBACK is used for IASP devices.
There might be another usage scenario but I have not run into it.

*LOCAL would seem to be the correct for the primary database.

On Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 8:00 AM, CRPence <CRPbottle@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

The /special value/ *LOOPBACK [i.e. what Mark suggested] would seem
to be a better choice than what was already done. That is because if
the IP address of that server partition ever changes, then the RDB Entry
pointing to *LOOPBACK [remaining unresolved at create-time] would not
suddenly fail to connect locally or suddenly attempt to effect a
connection to a system with the old IP address. Those might be
potential issues if that RDB Directory Entry does not get updated to
specify the same value as the changed-to\new IP address. If not
explicitly *LOOPBACK, then using the address of would seem to
be an option, as the probable _localhost_ loop-back host address.

Regards, Chuck

On 12-Mar-2014 12:49 -0700, fbocch2595@xxxxxxx wrote:
I already used ADDRDBDIRE with the system's IP address as the
RMTLOCNAME of the IP address. Would loopback work better?

Mark S Waterbury onWed, Mar 12, 2014 1:34 pm wrote:

Just issue:

That will add the "old name" back again, to the Relational
Database Directory Entries -- you can issue WRKRDBDIRE to see them

That way, your users do not have to change all of those documents,
etc. (preserves compatibility with the past).
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