[lvs-users] Please clarify the usages for: ipip, gate, masq

Steven Truong midair77 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 31 21:52:13 GMT 2008


LVS-TUN (ipip) or LVS-DR (gate), LVS-NAT (masq) ???

On Jan 30, 2008 11:21 PM, Steven Truong <midair77 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, all.  I am new to Ultramonkey and have tried to implement
> streamline ha lb.    My implementation would be for 2 openldap servers
> (acting as directors and real servers) and I am a bit confused about
> the usages  of
>
> ldirectord.conf
> ...
> real=192.168.16.2:389 ????
> real=192.168.16.3:389 ????
> ...
>
> From my understanding, in my case, I should have
> real=192.168.16.2:389 ipip
> real=192.168.16.3:389 ipip
>
> I read the man pages and googled but I could not locate any references
> on when to use these parameters.
>
> Please tell us and others what are more appropriate to use in Direct
> Routing (ipip ?), NAT (masq??),  IP Tunnel (gate???).  Are my guesses
> correct?  Are there any exceptional cases that might not follow the
> rules and please explain for newbies like me these cases?
>
> Thank you so much for taking your times.
> Steven.
>




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