LVS/Piranha and Direct Routing example

Farrell, Doug DFarrell at ScholasticLibrary.com
Mon Jul 19 15:20:03 BST 2004


Since this is a corporate environment we looked to a RedHat solution first, so we bough the RedHat Cluster Suite, which includes Piranha. I suppose if I knew more before I started this I might have tried Ultra Monkey first, or perhaps straight LVS code, but live and learn. I'm not even sure those would have been acceptable to my managers. They are getting pressure from our network services people that we should just buy a Cisco load balancer and mind our own business. :)

Doug

-----Original Message-----
From: Kjetil Torgrim Homme [mailto:kjetilho at ifi.uio.no]
Sent: Monday, July 19, 2004 9:42 AM
To: LinuxVirtualServer.org users mailing list
Subject: RE: LVS/Piranha and Direct Routing example


On man, 2004-07-19 at 07:35 -0400, Farrell, Doug wrote:
> Thanks for the information, that reflects my experience as well, that
> Piranah doesn't support DR. It looks like the LVS project itself does,
> but I'm not sure how to integrate that in with a Piranha system.

why stick to Piranha?  support?  then you need to file an enhancement
request with Red Hat (good luck :).  I'm actually a bit surprised that
WS includes Piranha at all, I can't find it in our channels (but I
didn't look very hard.)

we use Keepalived on WS 3.0, it works fine and is pretty easy to set up,
but it's without commercial support.  you can buy that from others if
you need it.
-- 
Kjetil T.

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