[CentOS] Load balancing...

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Fri Mar 4 00:24:10 UTC 2011

On 03/03/11 4:12 PM, aurfalien at gmail.com wrote:
> Can you explain as I may be planning this for a site.
> So if I have 2 identical servers, each with there own IP, how will one
> of them going down cause issues?
> I'm assuming multiple A records for the same host will be handled fine
> by the client lookup?

a given client will latch onto one of the IPs, try it, and get a timeout 
error, (or at best a ICMP "Host Not Reachable" if ICMP isn't blocked by 
a firewall).  It won't go trying other IPs.

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