[lvs-users] Load Balancing Server on Same Network

L.S. Keijser leon at linux.nl
Fri Apr 6 09:40:49 BST 2012

On Fri, 2012-04-06 at 02:05 +0000, David Hofmann wrote:
> I'm attempting to load balance two windows servers using a Linux
> server.  They are all on the same network and share a router and I
> prefer not to have to setup a sub network behind the load balancer.

Then your options would be either LVS-DR or a one-network LVS-NAT

> Ideal I'd like the traffic to come in through the load balancer, go to
> the web servers and then go back out through the load balancer.

That only works with LVS-NAT. LVS-DR is:

client -> lvs -> webserver -> client

> I've been going through the documentation. I can get it using direct
> routing to send the request to the web servers. I can see the request
> in the logs, but it appears the response isn't coming back as I keep
> getting timeout in my browser.

> Any suggestions of where to go look or any tutorials I should read
> would be appreciated.

main howto:


in particular:



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