Transparent load balancing

Damien Fleuriot ml at
Tue Jul 12 08:11:42 UTC 2011

On 7/11/11 6:49 PM, Unga wrote:
> Hi all
> I need to implement a transparent load balancing daemon in C.
> That is, the daemon accept a TCP connection, get more info from the client, and forward the communication transparently to another server to handle it.
> How this could be implemented on FreeBSD? What basic primitives I should study more?
> Many thanks in advance.
> Best regards
> Unga

Hey up,

2 questions come to mind:

1/ "get more info from the client" -> what kind of info ?
2/ have you considered HAProxy ? It does offer a TCP mode.

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