Re: [PATCH] Transparent proxy support for LVS with localnode and realser

To: LVS Devel <lvs-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Transparent proxy support for LVS with localnode and realservers (WORKING)
From: Graeme Fowler <graeme@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2008 10:07:12 +0000
Hi all

On Sat, 2008-01-12 at 02:30 +0100, Raphael Vallazza wrote:
> I've attached patches for net-2.6 (works on 2.6.24-2.6.22) and  
> net-2.6.25. I've made some cosmetic/description changes and added a  
> "FORWARD" option that puts LVS into INPUT *and* FORWARD hooks, now the  
> options are: INPUT, FORWARD and PREROUTING. I think that all of these  
> have pros and cons, the user should choose...

Absolutely. And thanks - this is brilliant, I feel it'll give LVS some
more momentum.

> Absolutely, what do you think about creating a proc file that allows  
> to switch at runtime? This way at compile time the user/distribution  
> can choose the default behaviour and the user could change it in /proc/ 
> sys/net/vs/input_method. If you all agree i'll try to find some to  
> implement it.

+1 (and more) from me. The ability to make this sort of change without
rebooting will be *amazing*. Think of the power - a management interface
allowing changes on the fly, with (maybe...?) no interruption to
service. Brilliant.

Thanks again (from a user, rather than developer!)


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