Question about ktcpvs

Roberto Nibali ratz at
Tue Sep 28 00:00:24 BST 2004


> I read in the site ,  that ktcpvs "It implements application-level load
> balancing inside the Linux kernel, so called Layer-7 switching".


> May I use this feature to balance a TCP connection , looking inside the TCP
> packet and take decision to switch depending on  regular expressions?

You may but I don't think the code is ready for those games yet. You 
would need to code it yourself if I remember the status of the current 
code correctly.

> I saw that this was made for http connections, but what about for
> proprietary tcp-protocols ?

I suggest you either use tc and u32 filters or the new 2.6.9 (when it 
will be released) kernel with dynamic u32 filters.

Best regards,
Roberto Nibali, ratz
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