RE: [load balancing] Cascading switches off of a Foundry switch

From: Luis Vazquez (LVazquezIZZATTaketoAuction.net)
Date: Thu Feb 15 2001 - 15:24:13 EST

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    ryan from what I understand you need to enable source-nat on the remote
    server sub config and that server would never receive traffic unless the
    other real server will go down.

    Let me see if I can find the way

    regards

    Luis

    -----Original Message-----
    From: Ryan Tucker [mailto:rtuckerIZZATnetacc.net]
    Sent: Thursday, February 15, 2001 2:29 PM
    To: lb-lIZZATvegan.net
    Subject: [load balancing] Cascading switches off of a Foundry switch

    Greetings...

    We have a Foundry ServerIron XL with 8 ports on it... it's wired into
    the rest of our network with a spanning-tree configuration on ports 1
    and 8... logically, it's off of a HP ProCurve 4000M, which also has
    another ProCurve off of it, and there's a couple other switches off of
    there, etc.

    Basically, what we need to do is be able to have the Foundry
    load-balance traffic to servers that are not directly plugged into it...
    we've tried the obvious thing (Just Doing It), and it recognizes that
    the destination is up, but it doesn't let connections switch over.

    Is there a config option I'm missing? :-)

    Config for the Foundry switch, sans unrelated/secured bits:

    Current configuration:
    !
    ver 06.0.03T12
    !
    !
    server sticky-age 10

    server remote-name zorak 206.28.142.21
     port telnet

    server virtual mail 206.28.142.35
     port telnet sticky
     bind telnet zorak telnet

    enable telnet password .....
    enable super-user-password .....
    hostname aphex
    ip address ..... 255.255.255.0
    ip default-gateway .....
    ip dns domain-name netacc.net
    ip dns server-address 206.28.142.2 206.28.142.3
    logging .....
    username ..... password .....
    password-change any
    snmp-server community ..... rw
    snmp-server contact Ryan Tucker +17167565500 <rtuckerIZZATnetacc.net>
    snmp-server location NetAccess ROCHNY 14623
    clock timezone us Eastern
    sntp server 206.28.142.2
    span prio 20
    span ethe 1 path-c 25
    span ethe 8 path-c 2

    interface e 1
     speed-duplex 100-full
    !
    interface e 2
     speed-duplex 100-full
    !
    interface e 3
     speed-duplex 100-full
    !
    interface e 4
     speed-duplex 100-full
    !
    interface e 5
     speed-duplex 100-full
    !
    interface e 6
     speed-duplex 100-half
    !
    interface e 7
     speed-duplex 100-half
    !
    interface e 8
     speed-duplex 100-full
    !
    end

    Any help would be appreciated. Thanks :-) -rt

    -- 
    Ryan Tucker <rtuckerIZZATnetacc.net>                 Network Operations Manager
    NetAccess, Inc.                                      Phone: +1 716 419-8200
    1159 Pittsford-Victor Road, Pittsford NY 14534       http://www.netacc.net/
    "Wouldn't you rather help make history than watch it on TV?" - Jello Biafra
    



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