[lvs-users] lvs-direct..stumped: arp or not to arp?

Joseph Mack NA3T jmack at wm7d.net
Sat Dec 29 13:36:07 GMT 2007

On Fri, 28 Dec 2007, William Ottley wrote:

> Hey Joseph, thanks for responding. I have a strong suspicion, that it
> has to do with VPN. See, if you notice the real servers are on a
> different network, which is .3.10 and .4.10 These are reachable via a

won't work for LVS-DR

> site-to-site vpn connection.

Now I use the howto at:
> http://www.austintek.com/LVS/LVS-HOWTO/mini-HOWTO/LVS-mini-HOWTO.html
> (5. Example: Setup LVS using LVS-DR forwarding)
> and well it tells me to make sure the gw for the realservers are
> pointing to the LVS VIP,

DIP for LVS-NAT, router for LVS-DR

  which in my case is, but i
> can't do that, since the real server's GW is pointing to another
> firewall, which creates the VPN...
> I'm sooo confused as to what process to use
> See, we need to "hide" all of the webservers from the internet

Try a setup from the HOWTO on the bench, then when it works 
modify the setup for your situation


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