Re: [load balancing] Big IP and Load Balance NFS

From: Computer Guy (ethersecIZZATyahoo.com)
Date: Fri Jul 23 2004 - 12:37:15 EDT

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    I've seen this before and its resolved using solution
    1334 from F5's site.

    --- Jerry Thomas <thomasjIZZATscoregroup.com> wrote:
    > Hi,
    >
    > Just a guess but you might be having issues with
    > some clients trying to
    > use UDP. You should probably stick to TCP/IP mounts,
    > I think you have to
    > force that on the server side.
    >
    > Alos you might be hving issues with portmap (port
    > 111) and nfslockd
    > (port 4045).
    >
    > This seems like a good place to start.
    >
    >
    http://docs.sun.com/db/doc/806-2193-10/6jbe7197o?q=NFS+tuning&a=view
    >
    >
    > Also what are you getting by lb'ing nfs it seems
    > like you would be
    > better off pointing some to one server and others to
    > another server.
    >
    > Especially if you need performance. Portmap lockd
    > would require
    > persistent, in a load balancing context,
    > connections.
    >
    > Good Luck,
    > Jerry
    >
    > On Thu, 2004-07-22 at 10:32, Stephen Smith wrote:
    > > Trying to load balance NFS. using Big IP 4.5.10
    > and Solaris 8 Clients
    > > and NFS server. Clients 1-5 on separate vlans,
    > NFS vip on Big IP is
    > > on its own vlan, NFS servers on their own vlan.
    > All hosts can ping
    > > back and forth. NFS mount works but
    > inconsistently, sometimes client 2
    > > and 3 can mount, reboot Big IP and client 2 cannot
    > mount, client 1 can
    > > always mount...rpc errors when mounting fails. The
    > setup on the Big Ip
    > > looks straight forward. from their docs. Its the
    > Solaris I need help
    > > with, can someone point me in the direction of
    > what to look for ?
    > >
    > > Stephen
    > --
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