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Re: Server Redundancy
From: Allan Liska <allan () allan org>
Date: Wed, 6 Aug 2003 14:18:39 -0400 (EDT)


On Wed, 6 Aug 2003, Gerald wrote:

vrrp on FreeBSD is supposed to be a free solution to allow machines to
watch each other and take over IP addressing if connectivity is lost.
Depending on how remote your IP blocks are and how much control you have
over the routing equipment in between, your only choice may be a
commercial solution.

Two things to keep in mind: VRRP is not a load balancing solution, it is a 
failover solution and (AFAIK) VRRP only operates within-network.


allan
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Allan Liska
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