Re: load balancer
Przemyslaw Wegrzyn <firstname.lastname@example.org> 16 Mar 2001, at
> On 15 Mar 2001, Fraser Campbell wrote:
> > Allen Ahoffman <email@example.com> writes:
> > > Is there a distribution that will cheaply replace a load
> > > e.g. for web servers. LVS, ...?
> > man ipmasqadm ... you'll see this:
> > Redirect all web traffic to internals hostA and hostB,
> > where hostB will serve 2 times hostA connections. Forward
> > rules already masq internal hosts to outside (typical).
> > ipchains -I input -p tcp -y -d yours.com/32 80 -m 1
> > ipmasqadm mfw -I -m 1 -r hostA 80 -p 10 ipmasqadm mfw
> > -I -m 1 -r hostB 80 -p 20
> > Voila, load balancer ... any Linux distribution can do this.
> :)) And what about sessions ?
As session data is usually stored in a database,
have the sql server on a separate machine (you
would anyway if you have enough traffic to need
a load balancer, wouldn't you?)