Re: Speaking about pure fail over - what about pen itself ?

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Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2006 10:15:21 -0500

> I'm only looking at two boxes, except that they will also balance other
> services located elsewhere. Should the separate interfaces that pen
> listens to (not the shared one), be real or can they be virtual ?
> Also, if going with independent LB boxes (such as the original example),
> do they need to be powerful boxes ? TIA...

A simple and cheap way to do failover for pen would be using
failover at the DNS level - with a service like
Zone Edit (

ZoneEdit can test if the server is up and if it is not, it can point
your domain to a different IP possibly on a different network.
Received on Mon Mar 27 2006 - 17:49:53 CEST

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