[lvs-users] Fwd: Firewall clustering

Patrick Schaaf bof at bof.de
Tue May 17 13:41:04 BST 2011

> My advise: Do an active/passive cluster setup WITHOUT loadbalancing. You can 
> configure state table sync. Every normal hardware today is able to firewall 
> 1Gbit/s traffic. No need to add load balancing.

Furthermore, if one box should be able to take over in the case of the
other one failing, it must be able to handle the traffic anyway. Running
active/passive on equally capable hardware makes sure that that case is
covered in normal operation.

best regards

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