Re: [lvs-users] different algorithms and persistence

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Subject: Re: [lvs-users] different algorithms and persistence
From: Joseph Mack NA3T <jmack@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2007 16:14:43 -0700 (PDT)
On Fri, 26 Oct 2007, Nikolaj wrote:

> When one requests a resource using one of the two algorithms it will get
> routed to some of the real servers.

one of the realservers

> And what will happen to any
> subsequent TCP packets belonging to the same connection?

will go to the same realserver (you can't break a tcpip 

> Now about the source hashing and destination hashing. Source hashing
> refers to which source ip?

source of the packet coming from the internet

> The client's? And the destination? Isn't the
> destination ip always the same - the virtual ip?

I forget what DH balances on. I thought I wrote it up in the 

> I think more distinct and precise information should be entered in the
> LVS howto. Also a separate section covering the scheduling algo will be
> a good addition to  the howto.

It would be a wonderful contribution. Would you be prepared 
to write it up?


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