[lvs-users] [Keepalived] Real IP and virtual IP not in the same subnet

Joseph Mack NA3T jmack at wm7d.net
Fri Jul 8 02:09:00 BST 2011

On Fri, 8 Jul 2011, Stephane RIOS wrote:

> So my question is : does keepalived need to have Virtual 
> IP and real IP in the same subnet to work ?

No. an LVS is intended to run with the RIPs on any network 
at all (but usually are private addresses, so you don't use 
a public IP and so that people on the outside can't get to 
the RIPs) and the VIP is on a public address. RIPs can be 
anything, including the VIP's subnet (usually the VIP is 

Otherwise I'm no help sorry

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