[lvs-users] Do newer LVS implementations allow hairpinning?

Joseph Mack NA3T jmack at wm7d.net
Wed Mar 11 11:43:26 GMT 2009

On Tue, 10 Mar 2009, Robinson, Eric wrote:

> Do newer LVS implementations allow hairpinning requests 
> back out the same interface they arrived on? In other 
> words, if my load balancer has virtual services listening 
> on its eth0, and the realservers are on eth1, is it 
> possible for a client computer on eth1

a client computer can be attached to any NIC on the 

> to connect to the VS on eth0 and be redirected back to one 
> of the RS's on eth1?

Provided you haven't done something to block the routing, it 
should work. I don't know what "newer LVS implementations" 
has to do with this

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