the addresses of the clients now resolve properly and threads show correct numbers.
Been running 12minutes of MLT (BPT) render on 3 machines and so far 0 commits from the clients.
I was planning to run a 30 minute test on the farm and then on the server alone for another comparison test.
core 2 quad 2.4g, win xp sp2
core 2 duo 1.8g, win xp sp2
core 2 duo 2.4g, OS-X 10.4 darwin 8.11.1