[lvs-users] Client on realserver

Simon Horman horms at verge.net.au
Mon Jul 26 13:05:29 BST 2010

On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 11:49:52AM +0200, Rob de Wit wrote:
> Hi there,
> I know it's an controversial topic, but I want my DR realserver to be a
> also client to the loadbalancer. I found this in the howto:
> http://www.austintek.com/LVS/LVS-HOWTO/HOWTO/LVS-HOWTO.lvs_clients_on_realservers.html
> My problem is that the ROUTE extension doesn't appear to be available
> anymore. When I run patch-o-matic it seems that this extension is only
> available for kernels < 2.6.0 ???
> Is there some other/new way that anyone knows of to force a packet over
> some interface in iptables?
> Thanks for reading this far.

Hi Rob,

this should work without the need for the ROUTE extension
since 2.6.28. However, I have had some reports that it is broken
(which I need to follow up on).


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