jkois at freebsd.org
Mon Apr 30 04:12:41 UTC 2007
On Thursday 26 April 2007 10:10, Tom Rhodes wrote:
> trhodes 2007-04-26 08:10:29 UTC
> FreeBSD doc repository
> Modified files:
> 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
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?
>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
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