Re: [newbie] ftp is unavailable

To: Ted Pavlic <tpavlic@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [newbie] ftp is unavailable
Cc: lvs-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
From: Gavinet Michael <Michael.Gavinet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2000 10:05:20 +0200
Well I agree with you that ipvs is not matching excatly with my multicasting 
But there is two main points which lead my choice :
- I already use ipvs for other purposes
- I want to perform very simple multicast routing, and I spend a lot of
time on mrouted without any result

Then I think that if ipvs can help me to route multicast packet it would be
really great, even though it is not its main purpose.

Ted Pavlic wrote:
> > Anyway, I have another question : I'm wondering if the IPVS is
> multicasting compatible
> > (ie : can I use multicast adresses in my ipvsadmin command.)
> If you were to do such a thing, how would you want/expect the support to
> act? Multicast goes against everything for which LVS stands. :)
> For example -- if LVS receives a multicast, should it BALANCE IT? Why would
> you want it to balance it rather than treat it like a normal multicast?
> All the best --
> Ted

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