[lvs-users] Local Forwarding method - IP change?

Joseph Mack NA3T jmack at wm7d.net
Fri Aug 15 01:43:35 BST 2008

On Thu, 14 Aug 2008, David Coulson wrote:

> I have a number of IPVS rules configured like this.
> Prot LocalAddress:Port Scheduler Flags
>  -> RemoteAddress:Port           Forward Weight ActiveConn InActConn
> TCP wrr
>  ->              Local   1      0          0
>  ->              Masq    1      0          0
> Everything works okay, however for connections where the forwarding
> method is 'Local', the resulting TCP connection is not modified and in
> the case above, we see connections still going to, rather
> than Is this the intended method,

yes. the replies have to come from the VIP, so the 
connection from the client has to terminate in the VIP.

> and is there a work around so that the TCP connection is 
> modified such that the destination address of the TCP 
> connection is changed?

have a look at this.


however since your setup is working the way it's supposed 
to, it would be easier to use it that way, rather than 
trying to break it.

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