Re: problem/feature query in ip_vs

To: lvs-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: problem/feature query in ip_vs
From: Lars Marowsky-Bree <lmb@xxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2001 11:27:29 +0100
On 2001-02-23T10:20:34,
   "John P . Looney" <john@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> said:

>  But other algorithms will try send it to the same (dead) server, again
> and again, and I'd be loathe to start playing with weights etc. Is it a
> big job to have a test for "is the destinating server accepting packets"
> for *each* and *every* packet ?


The best option really is:
- drop the error reply on the first packet, and deallocate any persistence
  which might have been set for that server (removing the server from the list
  of real servers might work nicely)
  This should be an additional flag for VS/NAT services.

- have monitoring do that in case the server silently dies.

    Lars Marowsky-Brée <lmb@xxxxxxx>

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