Re: director doesn't forward packets

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Subject: Re: director doesn't forward packets
From: Davy De Winter <davy.dewinter@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2005 21:31:08 +0200
Well, I'm not convinced:

the testbed looks like this:
client --> router --> director

the client generates random requests ( as source-addresses). 
The destination address is a VIP ( The router forwards the packet
to the director. 
The router / director are directly connected in a little subnet (;
the router has IP-address and
the director Packets with destination-address the VIP are 
to the director, but as the source address hasn't the same subnet as the the
incoming interface of the director
( subnet vs the director did not forward the packets. I
had to change the subnet of the incoming interface to I really
don't understand why this is a requirement of networking, because the
source-address doesn't matter in this case as packets are only forwarded until
the realserver is reached. That's why they invented routing. 


Joseph Mack NA3T wrote:

> On Wed, 20 Jul 2005, Davy De Winter wrote:
>> Hi,
>> thanks for the replies; finally I managed to get things work. I had to change
2 things:
>> - the source-address of the clients must fall in the subnet-range of the
incoming interface at the director.
> this is one of the requirements for networking.
> Joe

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