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Re: Apache load ballancing

On Wed, 11 Jul 2001 16:37, Przemyslaw Wegrzyn wrote:
> On Wed, 11 Jul 2001, staf wagemakers wrote:
> > > I don't need persistent HTTP connections - I need persistent
> > > connections from my web application. That's why I need each session to
> > > be continued on the same host where it started.
> >
> > That is exactly what LVS does, it even works with https, where it is
> > necessary that each session goes back to the same server.
> >
> > You can find more info about LVS & persistence at
> > http://www.linuxvirtualserver.org/persistence.html
> I'm just reading it right now, thanks for URL. I'm not sure if I
> understand it well - it assigns client to particular real server on client
> IP number basis ? If so, it can be quite unballanced sometimes...
> Imagine large masqerading networks.

If the balancing is performed based on the number of connections (not the 
number of clients) then a masqueraded network directed to one server would 
balance some hundreds or thousands of non-masqueraded connections.

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