Re: [lvs-users] Director as a Client

To: Joseph Mack NA3T <jmack@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [lvs-users] Director as a Client
Cc: " users mailing list." <lvs-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
From: eneal@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2008 16:41:59 -0400
Quoting Joseph Mack NA3T <jmack@xxxxxxxx>:

> On Thu, 25 Sep 2008, eneal@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>> yeah it's not that simple. I use keepalived so *it* has to do the   
>> health checks and etc, which is why I need to be able to have the   
>> director function as a client as well...
> yes it is that simple
> Joe

Not to get into a war or debate, but I'm not sure I understand.

Since I'm using DR, the director is unable to talk to the VIP on the  
real server. So i have to monitor it by binding the service i'm  
balancing to not only the VIP:port but also a unique port - per  
service on the real server.

That's what the document talks about - and I already do that.

What I'd like eliminate that if possible. I don't think I can use mon  
because not only is my vrrp config in keepalived.conf - but also my  
virtual servers configuration.

So am I misunderstanding something? I'm dense at times so please forgive me..


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