[CentOS] Load balancing...

aurfalien at gmail.com aurfalien at gmail.com
Fri Mar 4 00:27:01 UTC 2011

On Mar 3, 2011, at 4:24 PM, John R Pierce wrote:

> 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.

Thanks John.

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