Somewhat OT: Clustering and HA

Richard Frovarp richard.frovarp at
Thu Feb 28 15:38:39 GMT 2008

Glenn Steen wrote:
> On 27/02/2008, Alex Neuman <alex at> wrote:
>>  On Feb 27, 2008, at 4:04 PM, Vlad Mazek wrote:
>>  > Keep in mind that if you have more than 4 MX records in round robin
>>  > the lookup will only return four, throwing the load balancing a bit
>>  > out of skew.  Linux HA with lvs is dead easy to configure and can do
>>  > quite a bit with cheap hardware.
>> Can you please direct me to a good "howto" or "cookbook" on Linux HA?
>>  I've looked around and most are either too specific or outdated.
> Um, what's wrong with and heartbeat (perhaps in
> conjunction with lvs...)?
> Seems active enough, and from a HA perspective... spot on...:)
> Cheers
lvs doesn't support IPv6 at the moment and it doesn't look like any work 
is being done in that direction. So that may be a drawback of that 
project. We're currently looking for a replacement due to this fact.

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