Re: [load balancing] Check URL Remotely

From: Ravi Kumar <ravivsn.ch [izzat] gmail.com>
Date: Thu Oct 29 2009 - 00:39:08 EDT

Hi Chris,
 This should be possible with scriptable health checks. I am not sure about
WSD. But,Alteon provides script health checks and there is another way-
buddy health checks. You can configure the Radius servers as buddy to the
real server.

Thanks,
-Ravi.

On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 8:39 PM, Chris Miller <CMiller@directs.com> wrote:

> I agree, the message was difficult to understand.
>
> Juan, I have a quick question. I think the WSD/AppDirectors do an excellent
> job of healthchecks. Do they have the ability to do those checks against
> other systems? For instance, can they send RADIUS requests to devices they
> aren't load balancing? Could they send HTTP requests to a Virtual IP rather
> than the Server IPs? Some folks might not be interested in being alerted if
> only one of the servers in the farm is down so the ability to send
> healthchecks against the farm IP would be valuable.
>
> Chris Miller
>
>
> ------------------------------
> *From:* lb-l-bounces@vegan.net [mailto:lb-l-bounces@vegan.net] *On Behalf
> Of *Juan Canete
> *Sent:* Wednesday, October 28, 2009 9:59 AM
>
> *To:* Load Balancing Mailing List
> *Subject:* Re: [load balancing] Check URL Remotely
>
> Chris,
>
>
>
> Maybe you are correct regarding the request from Mr. Anand and I understood
> it incorrectly but I’m sorry with this kind of messages it is quite
> difficult to provide an accurate response. Now he has both cases and
> solutions.
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Juan Carlos
>
>
>
> *De:* lb-l-bounces@vegan.net [mailto:lb-l-bounces@vegan.net] *En nombre de
> *Chris Miller
> *Enviado el:* miércoles, 28 de octubre de 2009 15:36
> *Para:* 'Load Balancing Mailing List'
> *Asunto:* Re: [load balancing] Check URL Remotely
>
>
>
> Juan, he wants to check this from a remote machine though. The WSD will
> only check the server it's load balancing.
>
>
>
> By running the check from an external machine, he's able to validate the
> network path, the farm status, and the server status.
>
>
>
> We have a couple WSDs still in production and are alerting on their health
> monitoring. We also, though, configured external monitoring so the requests
> are routing through the WSD.
>
>
>
> Chris Miller
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> *From:* lb-l-bounces@vegan.net [mailto:lb-l-bounces@vegan.net] *On Behalf
> Of *Juan Canete
> *Sent:* Wednesday, October 28, 2009 9:18 AM
> *To:* Load Balancing Mailing List
> *Subject:* Re: [load balancing] Check URL Remotely
>
> Hi,
>
>
>
> Using WSD there is no need for run any external script. Using the built-in
> health monitor feature you can define a health check using HTTP request and
> there you can define to look for a specific URL in the request (and other
> interesting parameters) and specific codes in the response from the Web
> Server. Every time the status response of the check changes (from success to
> fail and vice versa) you will get a trap from the device.
>
>
>
> Hope this helps,
>
> Juan Carlos Cañete
>
> EMEA Technical Consultant Radware-Alteon
>
>
>
>
>
> *De:* lb-l-bounces@vegan.net [mailto:lb-l-bounces@vegan.net] *En nombre de
> *anand kumar
> *Enviado el:* miércoles, 28 de octubre de 2009 13:56
> *Para:* Load Balancing Mailing List
> *Asunto:* [load balancing] Check URL Remotely
>
>
>
> Dear all,
>
>
>
> i want to check the URL working on Remote Computers ( Installed
> Windows)from my PC
>
>
>
> can i run any script
>
>
>
> , can i do it through Radware WSD 3000
>
> --
> Anand.M
>
>
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