Re: Ultramonkey & Red Hat Enterprise 4

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Subject: Re: Ultramonkey & Red Hat Enterprise 4
From: Horms <horms@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2005 13:06:05 +0900
On Wed, Aug 24, 2005 at 06:56:10PM -0400, Brad Taylor wrote:
> Will there be any problems using Red Hat Enterprise 4 as a real server
> and Ultramonkey? For example any problems with arp that would be
> different then Enterprise 3?

Hi Brad,

Eelco Maljaars sent me this yesterday

I'm yet to incporate his findings into the documentation on (too much to do, too little time), but in a nutshell,
install the rhel3 rpms, except ipvsadm, drop in Eelco's ipvsadm,
which is just recompiled from the version on

And all should be find and dandy.

Note that RHEL4 has a 2.6 kernel, which means that if you 
are using a topology that requires arp adverstisment supression,
then you can either use arptables (the method described for RHEL3)
or arp_announce/arp_ignore (the method described for Debian Sarge).
I prefer the latter, and if you use that you don't need
to install the arptables* packages found on

Feedback on this more than welcome, please let us know
how you go.


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