Re: [lvs-users] Broken fallback behaviour on

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Subject: Re: [lvs-users] Broken fallback behaviour on
From: Bruce Richardson <itsbruce@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2009 15:05:43 +0000
On Wed, Feb 04, 2009 at 01:58:04PM +0000, Graeme Fowler wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-02-04 at 13:22 +0000, Bruce Richardson wrote:
> > The thread implies that LVS did once behave as documented but that this
> > changed, possibly unintentionally as a side-effect of some other
> > feature.  Is there a reason why it can't change back?  I *want* to be
> > able to run fallback services on the director because it minimises
> > dependencies; I want to be able to run them only on localhost because
> > that is more secure and on configurable ports for flexibility.
> I can't comment on the "what it might have done in the olden days" part,
> but you could bind all your VIPs to the loopback adapter and have
> fallback services run exactly as you'd expect (I think).

No, that would do nothing to change the fact that LVS ignores both the
configured port and the gate/ipip/masq setting if the fallback is on a
local ip address.


I unfortunately do not know how to turn cheese into gold.

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