Joost Veldkamp wrote:
> We're using old cisco Localdirectors for loadbalancing between
> webservers. These need to be replaced by something else, because they
> are EOL.
> Are there software packages that can do the same as the localdirector,
> with failover functionality?
> I looked at ultramonkey.org, (it has woody packages;-) ) and i'm
> wondering if this is the best solution, or if there are other packages
> around that might be of more use.
You can use Linux Virtual Server (http://www.linuxvirtualserver.org/). It
consists of a Kernel patch and some user space tools. In conjunction with
keepalived (http://keepalived.sf.net/) you can build a stable high
availability load balancing system. I built a few myself, and they're rock