pxfabri at yahoo
Dec 28, 2001, 6:18 AM
Post #7 of 7
Ok, thanks for help, I'll look for some new features.
Or I'll try to modify the code ( ups!! seems
difficult :) )
--- Theo Schlossnagle <jesus [at] omniti> ha scritto:
> On Thursday, December 27, 2001, at 10:33 AM,
> fabrizio ravazzini wrote:
> > But in the file wackamole.conf there are some
> > for balancing (balance rate 1,balance timer
> > 10,Complete Balance 2) what are they for?
> When you have 5 machines covering 10 IP addresses,
> wackamole will
> attempt to balance the number of acquired IP
> addresses on each machine.
> "Equalization" is another way of thinking about it.
> It isn't _load_
> balancing, it is IP address balancing.
> That rate describes how quickly a new machine will
> acquire it's IP
> address if it will eventually acquire more than one.
> I can prevent a
> single machine from coming up and acquiring several
> IPs at once.
> > If my two machines are the gateway that I want it
> > be high available, between the router and the Lan,
> > there a way to make that the machines of the Lan
> > the same virtual ip for the gateway?
> > this the scheme:
> > ___Nat1_____ Virtual ip
> > Internet----Router--|
> > \___Nat2_____/
> > I would like Nat1,Nat2(nat-firewalls) be high
> > available for the Lan.
> Hmm... that would actually take some code
> modifications. I will think
> about that some more and come up with a solution. I
> guess ARP
> broadcasting wouldn't hurt anything, but I found in
> my tests that it was
> almost useless.
> I think the "correct" thing to do here is to have
> all of the machines
> (Nat1 and Nat2) publish their arp tables every few
> seconds. Then when
> one goes down, we ARP spoof to all of the unique IPs
> in the ARP table.
> Anyone have any comment on this or why my ARP spoof
> broadcasts are
> ignored by BSD and Linux?
> On a Sun, the "right" thing to do would be to have
> the new VIP holder
> assume the old VIP holders MAC address. That is
> easy to do no a Sun,
> but not so easy on a PC.
> Theo Schlossnagle
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