[lvs-users] LVS for http vhost

Malcolm Turnbull malcolm at loadbalancer.org
Mon Jan 19 07:21:28 GMT 2015

With LVS you can only load balance based on layer 4 information such
as source IP/destination IP etc.
If you need a layer 7 load balancer try HAProxy.

On 19 January 2015 at 07:00, John D. <jd at soft.geocast.net> wrote:
> Hello,
> Do you know how to make a Layer 4 load balancer (for example, LVS),
> support the L7 virtual hosts (for instance, the http host header)?
> I ask this b/c our application are the socket servers (game servers).
> They have a special socket port, it can be bound on LVS server. Behind
> LVS there are many servers for different partitions. So we want to make
> LVS balance the requests to the different partition based on some tags,
> for example, the http header.
> Thanks.
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