running more than one server with one IP address

Norberto Meijome freebsd at
Mon Aug 29 14:38:11 GMT 2005

Bart Silverstrim wrote:
> If you try this with an internal system, you're probably going to run 
> into issues with ARP routing and collisions.  You'd have to place your 
> machines in their own VLAN and have one "internal IP" assigned to the 
> interface and still use some kind of redirection to the VLAN 
> servers...that's quite a bit of work for most setups, though.

How about using CARP , so you'd have a virtual ARP which is actually 
several servers (either in fallback mode or round robin mode, if that 
works on fbsd - i think it does in openbsd)

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