Re: Several questions

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Subject: Re: Several questions
From: Horms <horms@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2005 19:16:59 +0900
On Fri, Jul 15, 2005 at 09:38:29PM +0200, Josef Pospisil wrote:
> Dear mailinlist,
> I have several questions on LVS-DR.
> Why do i have to set ip_forward and icmp_redirect to 0 on the director?

ip_forward is needed, icmp_redirect usually does not need to be

> Why do i have to set ip_forward to 0 on the realserver?

This should not be neccessary.

> Why have to to be the VIP on the realservers a lo interface and not like 
> on director for example eth0:05?

You can do that if you would rather, however be careful to
make sure that the real server does not make arp adverisments for
the VIP. If you use lo, then this can easily be done using arp_ignore
and arp_announce. If you want to use eth0, then arptables is
probably the way to go.


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