[lvs-users] Virtual IP for LVS

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Subject: [lvs-users] Virtual IP for LVS
From: Jean-Baptiste Molle <jbmolle@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2012 11:58:53 +0000

I've read the Mini HOW TO and I'm trying to set up a LVS-TUN.
I don't exactly understand what should the Virtual IP be.

Should I buy an IP address to my ISP and assign this address as VIP?
Let say that VIP is associated to When a client types in his browser, he will go directly to my VIP (provided by the 
How does the system knows it has to redirect the request to the LVS Director?
Does the LVS Director IP has to be on the same subnet as the VIP?

Thanks for your help,
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