Re: something special to lvs

To: lvs <lvs-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: something special to lvs
From: Wensong Zhang <wensong@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2001 22:57:30 +0800 (CST)
On Thu, 30 Aug 2001, Draschl Clemens wrote:

> hi there!
> just one simple question:
> is there any possibility to use two webservers without load- balancing?
> i think about it in that way, that the director just points to one
> server, and if it fails, point to the other one.
> i had an idea of giving highly differtiated loads, like 65000 to 1, and
> using mon, which puts out the failed server of the ipvsadm-list. i
> thought also on using heartbeat+fake on them, but the webs are running
> solaris, and the port is still going on. i'm trying to do port it with
> the help from ha-dev, but we need the solution more or less quickly
> (rather more than less, :) )

If it take long time to port heartbeat code to Solaris, maybe you can
write a simple script first, which can detect if the primary server fails,
then add the backup into the LVS service table.



> don't break your heads, just if one of you had already the same
> intentions (which i hope is the case).
> greets
> clemens

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