brueffer at FreeBSD.org
Mon Apr 30 21:34:23 UTC 2007
On Sun, Apr 29, 2007 at 06:15:40PM +0200, Johann Kois wrote:
> On Thursday 26 April 2007 10:10, Tom Rhodes wrote:
> > trhodes 2007-04-26 08:10:29 UTC
> > FreeBSD doc repository
> > Modified files:
> > en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/advanced-networking
> > chapter.sgml
> > Log:
> > Add some documentation on carp(4), provide an example configuration for
> > fail over cases.
> > Sponsored by: AiNET Corp.
> > Revision Changes Path
> > 1.390 +136 -0
> > doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/advanced-networking/chapter.sgml
> just trying to translate this change but I am a little bit
> confused. So I think this section needs a little bit of
> rewording or clarification (at least for me) ...
> >This example will provide fail over support
> >for three hosts, both with unique <acronym>IP</acronym>
> >addresses and provide the same web content.
> Three or two hosts?
Three, this was fixed yesterday.
> >Prepare the third machine, provider.example.org, so that
> >it may handle fail over from either host. This machine
> >will require two carp devices, one to handle each of host.
> Does this mean that I need three machines with an
> identical configuration in this example? With 2 of them
> (the content providers) always being online? And only
> when one of them fails, the "backup server"
> (provider.example.org) will take
> over for one of them (so we still have 2 online
> content providers)? And when the failed machine is
> back online, it will take over again from
Two always online, one standby. The backup server will take over when
any one of the normal ones fails. From what I can see, the failed
machine won't take the place of the backup again, once it's online.
Christian Brueffer chris at unixpages.org brueffer at FreeBSD.org
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