Re: [lvs-users] LVS and Squid client with persistent connection

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Subject: Re: [lvs-users] LVS and Squid client with persistent connection
From: Peter Viskup <>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:57:38 +0100
Hello Thomas,

On Wed, Dec 5, 2018 at 3:26 PM Thomas Bätzler <t.baetzler@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Having client of Squid server with opened persistent connection causing
> the
> > LVS balancing forwarding new connections to the other node only.
> Yeah, while there's an established connection over ipvs all subsequent new
> connections from the same source ip are routed to the same backend server.

The lblcr algorithm should not balance on source-ip, but on "dh with
wlc", but the algorithm is not clear to me. Would not expect the
described situation to happen.

> I hate to suggest this, but have you considered using haproxy to distribute
> requests to your squid servers?

Would like to stay with LVS and not going to user-level balancing if possible.


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