Re: [lvs-users] LVS-NAT simple (?) setup not working in mysterious way?

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Subject: Re: [lvs-users] LVS-NAT simple (?) setup not working in mysterious way?
From: Joseph Mack NA3T <jmack@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 17:41:45 -0700 (PDT)
On Thu, 20 Sep 2007, Steve Wray wrote:

> I am trying to set up a simple 2-network LVS-NAT to a webserver.
> So far as I can tell all of my config is by the book.
> I've stripped it down to one DIP, one RIP.
> In the end there is intended to be two directors with failover so the config 
> shows the virtual IP of the interior interface of the director (eth1).

not by the book. The VIP is on the outside

> This is used as the default route on the realserver.

> In the case of the /etc/network/interfaces, this is where I've been setting 
> up the masquerading. Note that I've tried this with and without iptables 
> masquerading on the director.

not by the book. The HOWTO tells you not to use any iptables 
rules till after you have the LVS running.

> I am guessing not as most of the LVS-NAT documentation 
> I've found does indicate configuring iptables rules for 
> masquerading.

not in the HOWTO. It's the gold standard on these matters.

> This appears to be such a simple setup that there has to be something very 
> basic that I'm missing...

yes,  the setup in the mini-HOWTO


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