Re: [lvs-users] LVS configured on

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Subject: Re: [lvs-users] LVS configured on
From: Bruce Richardson <itsbruce@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2010 10:19:06 +0100
On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 10:53:40AM +0200, L.S. Keijser wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-04-19 at 09:57 +0200, Michael Schwartzkopff wrote:
> > I want to load-balance traffic originating on the director itself.
> > 
> > Idea: Apache configured as a reverse proxy with mod_sec.
> > 
> > The apache then sends the traffic to localhost on the director. The 
> > director 
> > sends the traffic out to the real webservers.
> Can't nginx help here? AFAIK it does what you want, without the use for
> LVS.

As long as you mean entirely replacing LVS with nginx (or haproxy, or
equivalent), then I agree.  Mixing LVS with an apache reverse proxy as
described here does feel like a clumsy way to reproduce what nginx
already does better.


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