Re: [lvs-users] Apparent MTU problem using LVS-DR and Windows 2003 RealS

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Subject: Re: [lvs-users] Apparent MTU problem using LVS-DR and Windows 2003 RealServers
From: Christopher Smith <csmith@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2009 04:19:51 -0700
> In summary: if I have a Windows client, on the same subnet, I can't
> load-balance SFTP sends *TO* a Windows RealServer.  These other
> scenarios all work fine:
> * Linux client on same subnet
> * Windows client on different subnet
> * Linux client on different subnet
> * Any "pull" style transfers (eg: grabbing a file via HTTP - even large
> ones (5MB+))

>From some more testing I've concluded that this appears to be VMware related.  
>It only occurs when the client and the director are on both the same vSwitch 
>(or dvSwitch) and the same subnet.

I'll take it up with VMware. :)

Christopher Smith

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