[lvs-users] Connection count mismatch between client and LVS

Khosrow Ebrahimpour khosrow.ebrahimpour at ssc-spc.gc.ca
Wed Nov 28 17:51:44 GMT 2012

On November 27, 2012 07:34:20 PM David wrote:
> On 11/26/2012 02:29 PM, Khosrow Ebrahimpour wrote:
> > Hi list,
> > 
> > <snip>
> > 
> > I am trying to understand why the client has 5 established connections to
> > LVS, while the LVS only has 3 open to the client. Is this normal
> > behaviour?
> Do you perhaps have a health checker of some sort running that could
> account for the two connections? (Two LVS w/ keepalived, etc will look
> exactly like what you have shown.)
> ----

As far as I know, there's no healthcheck being done from the client to the 
server. However, this may be built into the client software and I'm just not 
aware of it.

To provide more context:

* the client software is nlscd (an ldap client)
* the RIP are running slapd

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