Re: Persistent Services

To: jbearce@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Persistent Services
Cc: lvs-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
From: "Thomas A. Morris" <morrist@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2000 13:11:51 -0400
jbearce@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> Ok quick question....  I've noticed that when running LVS with persistent
> services, if one of the real servers goes down, anyone connected to that real
> server will not get routed to another real server until the timer for that
> persistent service runs out.  What I need to do is have the user immediately
> forwarded to another real server if the server they're connected to takes a 
> dump
> (but still maintain the persistent feature).  The biggest problem is that due 
> to
> the application running behind the LVS box, the persistent timeout needs to be
> set at just over 10 minutes (which is a long time to have a user not able to
> access a box).  I've started looking at the LVS source, but I figured I'd 
> check
> and see if I was just missing something before I started trying to come up 
> with
> my own solution.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Jim

In my experience, if the realserver is removed from the configuration with the
ipvsadm command, then
the clients are switched immedietly. This may help solve your problem.

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