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

From: Ricardo Stella <stella_at_rider.edu>
Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2006 09:39:40 -0500

Dominic Marks wrote:
> Ricardo Stella wrote:
>>
>> Is it pretty much the same as VRRP ? Are there any implementation
>> notes/faq/etc online anywhere ? Would it work as the cheapskate
>> example ?
>
> It has some features VRRP lacks, particularly relating to security. In
> my experience it works very well at providing fail-over capabilities
> and it is pretty easy to use. One thing it does not do well is load
> balancing, that is where pen comes in.
>
> http://www.openbsd.org/cgi-bin/man.cgi?query=carp
>
> http://www.openbsd.org/faq/pf/carp.html
>
> Both of these links have practical examples.
>
> As for cheapskate, I don't know what you mean. If anything CARP is
> better than VRRP.
>
Thanks for the links... I'm going over them now... What I was referring
to was the 'The Ultimate Cheapskate Cluster' example on Pen's website:
http://siag.nu/pen/vrrpd-linux2.shtml

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