Re: [lvs-users] Balancing to multiple local ports

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Subject: Re: [lvs-users] Balancing to multiple local ports
From: Joseph Mack NA3T <jmack@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 5 Mar 2009 11:59:27 -0800 (PST)
On Thu, 5 Mar 2009, Michael Schwartzkopff wrote:

>>> I'm trying to get ldirectord set up to balance to multiple local ports
>>> on the director box.
>> can't be done. A local node packet is delivered without
>> changing the port. Try multiple local IPs
>> Joe
> Can't this be done by iptables magle?

Hmm. I would have thought that someone would have tried this 
by now, but I can't remember whether they did or not. So I 
can't say no off the top of my head.

If the packets did get rewritten on the way in, you'd have 
to rewrite the reply packet on the way back.


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