LVS-NAT: realserver as client (Graeme Fowler Solution)

Joseph Mack NA3T jmack at
Tue Aug 9 22:24:50 BST 2005

On Tue, 9 Aug 2005, Rob Wilson wrote:

> Hello,
> We have an LVS server for testing which is handling 2 VIPs through LVS-NAT
> (using keepalived).

> Each of the VIPs currently points to 1 real server.

what does this mean?


> Both real-servers are on the same internal network.
> VIP1 -> Realserver1
> VIP2 -> Realserver2
> We'd now like Realserver2 to be able to connect to Realserver1 via VIP1.
> I was able to accomplish this following the solution provided by Graeme
> Fowler:
> However, external connections to VIP1 no longer work while that solution is
> in place. Dropping the lo:0 interface assigned to VIP1 on Realserver1 fixes
> this, but then breaks Realserver2 from connecting.
> I feel like I'm missing something but I'm at a loss. I can provide more
> detailed information if needed.
> Thanks,
> Rob
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