[SASAG] load-balancing equipment

Benjamin Krueger benjamin at seattlefenix.net
Thu Jul 27 15:39:20 PDT 2006

Joe Sauer wrote:
> nm
> On Thu, 2006-07-27 at 14:45 -0700, Joe Sauer wrote:
>> On Thu, 2006-07-27 at 14:25 -0700, Phil Cordier wrote:
>>> But, does not provide stateful failover, as does OpenBSD and CARP with 
>>> pfsync.
>> It is my understanding it does it just as well. 
>> http://www.austintek.com/LVS/LVS-HOWTO/HOWTO/LVS-HOWTO.failover.html
>>> Joe Sauer wrote:
>>>> http://keepalived.org/
>>>> works great! 

You are correct, LVS + Keepalived and LVS + UM heartbeat both provide 
stateful failover between directors. It is Netfilter/IPTables that does 
not have stateful failover yet. But why would you put a load balancer on 
a firewall or vice versa?


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