Re: [lvs-users] Session affinity, session cookies in LVS

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Subject: Re: [lvs-users] Session affinity, session cookies in LVS
From: Gerry Reno <greno@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2010 16:27:07 -0500
Graeme Fowler wrote:
> Hi Frank
> On Tue, 2010-01-05 at 09:59 -0400, Frank Pani wrote:
>> I have searched the archives to determine if LVS has the capability to load
>> balance based on session cookies embedded in HTTP packets.  That is, if a
>> packets flows through the load balancer, it can redirect the packet to the
>> proper realserver (or backend server) based on a session cookie.
> No.
> LVS is a layer 4 system, not layer 7 - it has no application awareness
> whatsoever.
> What you need is something like Pound - or
> HAProxy -
> Graeme
It can't do it on session cookies but it can do it on client ip using 


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