Re: [lvs-users] 2 Quick Questions

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Subject: Re: [lvs-users] 2 Quick Questions
From: Joseph Mack NA3T <jmack@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2007 12:09:06 -0700 (PDT)
On Tue, 30 Oct 2007, Robinson, Eric wrote:

> I have a 2-node Linux-HA active/passive cluster running as an LVS-nat
> load balancer with ldirectord. Each node has a physical IP address. The
> active cluster node also has a virtual IP address that gets taken over
> by the other node in the event of a primary node failure. The LVS
> virtual servers are all bound to the virtual IP.
> 1. I've notice that when ldirectord checks to see whether RealServers
> are up, it uses the node's physical IP address as the source.

oops. you're using LVS-NAT. There is no VIP on the 
realserver, only the RIP. What other IP is there to test?

> This complicates our business partner VPN configs. Is 
> there a way to make it use the virtual IP address instead?

you don't have the VIP on the realserver.

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