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Edited language for clarity.

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#
# The keyword 'data_source' must immediately be followed by a unique
# string which identifies the source, then an optional polling interval in
-# seconds. The source will be polled at this interval on average. If the polling
-# interval is omitted, 15sec is asssumed. Then a list of machines
-# which service the data source in the format ip:port, or name:port.
-# If a # port is not specified then 8649 (the default gmond port) is
-# assumed.
+# seconds. The source will be polled at this interval on average.
+# If the polling interval is omitted, 15sec is asssumed.
+#
+# A list of machines which service the data source follows, in the
+# format ip:port, or name:port. If a port is not specified then 8649
+# (the default gmond port) is assumed.
# default: There is no default value
#
# data_source "my cluster" 10 localhost my.machine.edu:8649 1.2.3.5:8655
# data_source "my grid" 50 1.3.4.7:8655 grid.org:8651 grid-backup.org:8651
-# data_source "another source" 1.3.4.7:8655 1.3.4.8
+# data_source "another source" 1.3.4.7:8655 1.3.4.8
data_source "my cluster" localhost
#
-# The name of this Grid. The all the data sources above will be wrapped in a <GRID>
-# tag with this name when the XML tree from this gmetad is queried.
+# The name of this Grid. All the data sources above will be wrapped in a <GRID>
+# tag with this name.
# default: Unspecified
# gridname "MyGrid"
#
-# The authority URL for this level of the grid. Points to a ganglia-webfrontend/
-# website on this machine. Used for obtaining the rrd databases
-# neccesary to create detailed metric graphs.
+# The authority URL for this grid. Used by other gmetads to locate graphs
+# for our data sources. Generally points to a ganglia-webfrontend/
+# website on this machine.
# default: "http://hostname/ganglia-webfrontend/",
-# where hostname is the hostname of this machine, as defined by gethostname().
+# where hostname is the name of this machine, as defined by gethostname().
# authority "http://mycluster.org/ganglia-webfrontend/"
#
-# List of machines this gmetad will share XML with (localhost is always trusted).
+# List of machines this gmetad will share XML with. Localhost
+# is always trusted.
# default: There is no default value
# trusted_hosts 127.0.0.1 169.229.50.165 my.gmetad.org
#

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