Why can't you use ldirectord? In the script it has a provision if all
RS'es (or in your case, your one RS) fail, then it redirects all traffic
to the local machine (to serve an error page). Why couldn't you simply
put your hot spare into that directive in the script?
> 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, :) )