RE: [load balancing] Initial Setup Help

From: Rob Round (subscriptionsIZZATnhinsights.com)
Date: Fri Jan 11 2002 - 15:58:48 EST

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    I'll try this when I get back to my office later and see if that is the
    key to the problem.

    Thanks to everyone for all the help.

    Rob.

    On Friday 11 January 2002 03:04 pm, you wrote:
    > Rob,
    >
    > Once you added the vlan to the port you should be able
    > to ping the servers etc.
    >
    > > > /cfg/vlan 2/add 2
    >
    > Also from a security stand point make sure your SNMP
    > communities are not public and private. I've noticed
    > that many software versions of the Alteon used those
    > strings as defaults.
    >
    > Dan
    >
    > --- Rob Round <subscriptionsIZZATnhinsights.com> wrote:
    > > Putting port 2 into vlan 2 could be what I'm
    > > missing. Although I'm a
    > > little concerned with the documentation that says
    > > that the subnets for
    > > both networks need to be the same. Am I reading
    > > this out of context?
    > >
    > > My apologies for being a dummy, this is my first
    > > attempt at configuring
    > > one of these things. :-)
    > >
    > > Thanks.
    > >
    > > On Friday 11 January 2002 12:03 pm, you wrote:
    > > > Hi,
    > > >
    > > > You must set up an internal interface for the
    > >
    > > switch (192.168.0.10 for
    > >
    > > > example).
    > > > Set the VLAN for this interface (for example
    > >
    > > IF2/VLAN 2) .
    > >
    > > > /cfg/ip/if 2/vlan 2
    > > > Put the port 2 in the VLAN 2
    > > > /cfg/vlan 2/add 2
    > > > The Default gateway for the servers is the IF2
    > >
    > > interface of the
    > > switch.
    > >
    > > > Good week-end.
    > > >
    > > >
    > > >
    > > >
    > > > "Rob Round"
    > > > <subscriptionsIZZATnhins
    > >
    > > Pour :
    > > <lb-lIZZATvegan.net>
    > >
    > > > ights.com> cc
    > > >
    > > > Envoyé par :
    > >
    > > Objet : [load
    > >
    > > > balancing] Initial Setup Help owner-lb-lIZZATvegan.net
    > > >
    > > >
    > > > 11/01/02 17:14
    > > > Veuillez répondre à
    > > > lb-l
    > > >
    > > >
    > > >
    > > >
    > > >
    > > > Good Morning,
    > > >
    > > > I have just aquired an Alteon AD3 and figured I'd
    > >
    > > try and get it
    > > working
    > >
    > > > for
    > > > failover on my webservers. Unfortunately I'm not
    > >
    > > having too much luck
    > >
    > > > and
    > > > hope to get some assistance.
    > > >
    > > > This is the equipment I have:
    > > >
    > > >  Switch Type ACEdirector 3
    > > >  Hardware Rev B
    > > >  Hardware Part Num 200009B02
    > > >  Software Rev 8.0.41
    > > >  Enabled Software features Layer 4: SLB + WCR
    > > >
    > > > This is what I'm trying to do:
    > > >
    > > > AD3 External IP 209.xx.xx.xx to redirect requests
    > >
    > > to internal web
    > >
    > > > servers on
    > > > 192.168.0.xx addresses.
    > > >
    > > > I have set up the AD3 with the external address
    > >
    > > and I am able to
    > > telnet
    > >
    > > > to
    > > > it. I have set up 3 real servers with the
    > >
    > > internal IP's of
    > >
    > > > 192.168.0.20, 25
    > > > & 30.
    > > >
    > > > From my router I have a connection to port 1 on
    > >
    > > the AD3 and then port
    > > 2
    > >
    > > > is connected to a hub which the 3 webservers are
    > >
    > > also connected to.
    > >
    > > > Now, if I connect my workstation to the AD3 I can
    > >
    > > see the webservers
    > > ok
    > >
    > > > so I know the AD3 is acting as a regular switch,
    > >
    > > but from the AD3
    > >
    > > > console itself I cannot see any of the internal
    > >
    > > machines, cannot ping
    > >
    > > > them and they report as unavailable. However, I
    > >
    > > can ping the outside
    > >
    > > > world.
    > > >
    > > > I'm thinking the problem may have to do with
    > >
    > > virtual IP's but I'm not
    > >
    > > > sure if this is true or not and if so, how it
    > >
    > > should be configured.
    > >
    > > > Any enlightenment would be a great help.
    > > >
    > > > Thanks,
    > > > Rob.
    > > >
    > > >
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