Re: [lvs-users] UDP port zero persistence inconsistency

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Subject: Re: [lvs-users] UDP port zero persistence inconsistency
From: Joseph Mack NA3T <jmack@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2007 13:49:40 -0700 (PDT)
On Wed, 12 Sep 2007, David Coulson wrote:

> I've configured IPVS with a port-zero UDP service -

people don't use port 0 a whole lot. This means to forward 
all ports. Can you use something more restrictive, like only 
the ports you're interested in (even using a fwmark to group 
a few ports together).

I wouldn't expect anyone has looked at the port 0 code for 
years. It may have bit rot. Certainly no-one's going to test 
it to see if it still works.

As well there are problems load balancing UDP. Make sure 
your setup doesn't have any of the problems listed in the 


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