[lvs-users] Why have heartbeat manage ldirectord?

Simon Horman horms at verge.net.au
Tue Mar 29 05:57:41 BST 2011

On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 08:31:51PM -0500, Neil Aggarwal wrote:
> Hello:
> According to this page:
> http://www.linuxvirtualserver.org/docs/ha/heartbeat_ldirectord.html
> In haresources, heartbeat manages the IP address and ldirectord
> process on the load balancers.  
> I think I would rather have ldirectord always running (using inittab 
> with a respawn) and have heartbeat manage the virtual IP address.
> Is there a downside to always having ldirectord running on both
> load balancers?

IMHO, no, its just a matter of taste.

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