Re: LVS Director as default gw?

To: lvs-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: LVS Director as default gw?
From: Horms <horms@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 21 May 2003 18:05:27 +0900
On Wed, May 21, 2003 at 04:50:38PM +0800, Aihua Liu wrote:
> Hi,
>   I want to use LVS-NAT mode. But I don't want to set LVS Director as
>   the default gateway.
>   Can I modify both source IP and destination IP addresses at the
>   Director? If yes, How can I do it? And anyone has other methods to
>   resolve this please help me. Thank you  


I think that this is theoretically possible if you also
have the real servers rewrite the source address of reply
packets as the VIP.

However, you are probably a lot better off to just use LVS-DR.
It allows the (actually requires) the return path to the
real servers not to go through the Linux Director.

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