RE: [load balancing] Accessing VIP from the inside on Cisco CSM

From: P (pt_lbIZZAThotmail.com)
Date: Mon Jan 05 2004 - 11:50:04 EST

  • Next message: Jan Chrillesen: "Re: [load balancing] Accessing VIP from the inside on Cisco CSM"

    Jay, I don't think a server would look up a route for a host in the same
    subnet.

    Jan, check out the "alias" command on the CSM. It should do what you need.

    Pete.

    -----Original Message-----
    From: owner-lb-lIZZATvegan.net [mailto:owner-lb-lIZZATvegan.net] On Behalf Of
    William Bivens
    Sent: Monday, January 05, 2004 6:03 AM
    To: lb-lIZZATvegan.net
    Subject: Re: [load balancing] Accessing VIP from the inside on Cisco CSM

    Try, putting host routes into the smtp and pop3 servers for all the
    webmail servers that points to the default gateway/Catalyst 6509.

    Sincerely,

    Jay Bivens

    On Jan 5, 2004, at 8:14 AM, Jan Chrillesen wrote:

    > Hi,
    >
    > We're running a pair of Cisco Catalyst 6509 switches with the CSM
    > content blade. We loadbalance a setup of servers, each running several
    > services, like smtp, pop3 and webmail. We have configured a VIP for
    > each
    > service and everything works fine. Now we need to access a VIP from the
    > inside (the webmail servers needs to talk to the SMTP VIP). Since the
    > request originates from the server VLAN, and not the client VLAN, the
    > request just times out. Is there any way to make this work in a bridged
    > configuration?
    >
    > Creating seperate VLAN's for each services is not an option since
    > that'll
    > mean we can only run one service on each server.
    >
    > Regards
    > Jan
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