RE: [load balancing] Layer 2 path vs Layer 3

From: Lance Johnson (lance.johnsonIZZATnoosh.com)
Date: Thu Oct 19 2000 - 18:18:54 EDT


Local Directors support Direct Server Return as well. As long as you have a
CAT 65K and ASLB configured. Cisco calls it ASLB (Accelerated Server Load
Balancing). The painful part is you have to have mappings for all of you
VIPs in two places, the switch and the ld.

Later.
-Lance

-----Original Message-----
From: tony bourke [mailto:tonyIZZATvegan.net]
Sent: Friday, October 13, 2000 4:00 PM
To: lb-lIZZATvegan.net
Subject: Re: [load balancing] Layer 2 path vs Layer 3

> Was wondering what specific products implemented this.

Direct Server Return supporting vendors:

Radware (i forget what they call it), Intel, Alteon, Foundry (calls it
SwitchBack sometimes), F5 BIG-IP (they call it nPath)

Those are the ones I know of

Tony

>
> Michael
>

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