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Re: [SLE] Load Balancing
  • From: "Ryan McCain" <Ryan.McCain@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2005 17:23:36 -0600
  • Message-id: <s21cbc2a.074@smtp1>

Yes, I made a typo. Thanks for the info and the link. ;)


>>>Greg Freemyer <greg.freemyer@xxxxxxxxx> 02/23 4:49 pm >>>
On Wed, 23 Feb 2005 16:23:53 -0600, Ryan McCain
<Ryan.McCain@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>Heres the goal:
>Have all LDAP queries (login purposes) go to serverA, serverA will then

>take that LDAP query and forward it to either serverB, serverC, or
>serverD based on availability and resource usage of each server.
>DNS round robin is out of the question. We want true failover, high
>Does anyone have any suggestions? Is LVM a good solution?
>SLES 8 (2.4.x kernel)

You meant LVS, not LVM right?

If so, LVS has a good reputation, but I don't know if it handles LDAP or

If you want to consider making serverA a 2-node HA cluster, you could
post your question on Linux-HA. SLES supports the Linux-HA
infrastructure and SUSE provides one of the main Linux-HA developers.

And I see they even have a link to a 2 year old HA LDAP article:

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