ipvsadm output VS ifconfig output

Jonathan Lundberg lundbej at rte.ie
Mon Oct 23 11:13:14 BST 2006

Graeme Fowler wrote:
> Hi
> On 23/10/2006 10:32, Jonathan Lundberg wrote:
> <snip>
>> Has anybody seen this behaviour before?  You say ifconfig doesn't see 
>> IP's configured with iproute2 tools, but all I know is that when I start
>> pulse in CentOS, I _DO_ see ifconfig device entries for every VIP (or at
>> least, the ones that work!)
> First question: what's pulse? It certainly isn't part of LVS. As far 
> as I can tell it's part of the (RedHat) piranha package, of which I 
> have zero experience.
> Second question: is pulse supposed to manage your VIP assignments? 
> From reading 
> http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/csgfs/browse/rh-cs-en/s1-lvs-block-diagram.html#S3-LVS-PULSE 
> it appears that this is the case, but again as I have no experience of 
> it I can only go with what's written there.
> Having a scoot through the docs there, it looks to me like pulse does 
> many jobs but on is to manage your VIP assignments and create 
> interfaces/ip address entries accordingly. And of note is the 
> following: "Do not configure the floating IP for eth0:1 or eth1:1 by 
> manually editing network scripts or using a network configuration tool."
> I wonder if you have an IP you're trying to use as a VIP which is 
> manually applied, and therefore pulse is failing to complete its' 
> assignments? I think you'd best look in your various logfiles for that.
> Graeme
> ___________

Hi Guys,

Apologies, I thought that pulse was part of the LVS project and that 
piranha was just
RedHat's config tool.  Obviously this is probably more a question for 
LVS package users in particular rather than you guys, thanks anyway.

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