CARP Status

Chris Marlatt cmarlatt at
Wed Sep 24 16:56:49 UTC 2008

Bob McClure wrote:
> I have several servers running CARP in an active/passive configuration.
> Currently the only way that my scripts can determine if a given node is
> master is by
> periodically executing ifconfig carp1 and grepping for MASTER. Although this
> works,
> it's kind of clunky.
> Is there a better way to detect the CARP status of a server?
> Thanks in advance.
> Bob McClure
> _______________________________________________

If you don't mind recompiling net-snmp there are mibs which can be found

They work fine with FreeBSD.



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