[ic] Cluster / IP question

Bill Carr bill at worldwideimpact.com
Mon Jan 21 11:10:25 EST 2008

On Jan 21, 2008, at 9:58 AM, DB wrote:

> I'm looking into clustering for my IC stores. Once of the HA  
> software packages that I'm considering has what may be a very  
> serious drawback: all requests sent to the clustered servers lack  
> the visitor's original IP address. Instead all requests come in  
> using the IP of the box that runs the HA server.
> Since IC uses the visitors IP for the session ID among other things,  
> it seems like this might be a bad idea. Does anyone have thoughts or  
> suggestions?
I've been using LVS (http://www.linuxvirtualserver.org/) with  
Heartbeat (http://linux-ha.org/) for years to serve up Interchange web  
sites. I recommend you check it out. LVS has worked quite well for me.

Bill Carr
bill at worldwideimpact.com

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