Sun, 09 Feb 2003 16:24:51 -0700
Tuomo Soini wrote:
> Alan Robertson wrote:
>> Is there anyone out there who is having troubles with ipfail that they
>> haven't reported yet?
>> I'd like to declare it part of the main function of the system
>> starting with this next beta, but want feedback from users of it.
> Yes. I wanted to use it to check for internet connectivity in HA firewall.
> But that's not possible because when ipfail was used, master/slave
> changed roles even when _both_ of them were not able to ping nexthop.
> That is not necessary.
> And when slave could ping nexthop and primary couldn't, they didn't
> change roles.
> Ipfail is not useable if peers don't communicate with each other about
> that kind of situations.
> Other problems is that ipfail doesn't use same logging facility as
You mean it doesn't log to whatever logging facility that heartbeat logs to
(as configured in ha.cf)?
I could extend the API to allow that. It sounds like a useful thing to do.
Alan Robertson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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