[Linux-HA] How many virtual Ips are good / when does it become too much??

Horms horms at verge.net.au
Sun Jul 24 21:59:30 MDT 2005


On Sat, Jul 23, 2005 at 11:44:27PM -0700, msalists at gmx.net wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> Is there a limit for how many virtual IPs and ldirector-jobs I could/should be running on a machine?
> I'm thinking about a situation where I have a number of domains using HTTPS, so each needs its own IP, so the number becomes quite
> high pretty soon...
> 
> What are typical scenarios people out there are using? When does it start to become ineffective?

There is no limit, but if you have a lot then you should look
at using fwmark virtual services as this will be more efficient.
I have attempted to explain how this works at:
http://www.ultramonkey.org/3/topologies/ha-lb-eg-fwmark.html

-- 
Horms



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