Two LVS Masters with daemons?
wensong at gnuchina.org
Sun Aug 11 05:19:13 BST 2002
On Fri, 9 Aug 2002, Bradley McLean wrote:
> We're moving up from supporting one web site to two on our LVS load
> In our current configuration, we run one system online, and one as
> a standby backup. The master system runs a sync daemon to keep the
> backup updated with the status of the active connections.
> We'd like to be able to set things up so that each LVS acts as
> a master for one of the web sites, and as a backup for the other.
> All of this is working correctly in our test case, except that
> because the sync daemon seems to be global for the host (not
> for various address instances), and the sync daemon runs only
> in master or backup mode, you can't have the hosts keeping
> track of each other's connections.
> Would in be possible to run both a master and a backup sync
> daemon instance at the same time? I realize there are likely
> some issues to be worked out, but any obvious conceptual reasons
> why it just can't work, or makes no sense?
Yes, it can work out, two load balancers can be backup each other. We
are considering to add this flexible connection synchronization support
in the future 1.1.x versions.
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