CARP does the job perfectly! Is you have to LB/RP from a front end (the SPOF?) you can also take a quick look on LighttpD with the Proxy module (very simple & efficient)
In a heavier (but also quite simple) environment : * Two (or more) LB/RP on the front with lighttpdproxy - HA with CARP * Two (or more) Load Balanced Web "Back End" servers ;) On jeu, 2008-08-07 at 16:44 +1000, Michael Christie wrote: > Thank you all for your input. Carp looks like it needs some investigation > > Thanks > > Michael > > Peter Ross wrote: > > Hi, > > > > Michael Christie wrote: > > > > > >> I want to cluster some freeBSD servers, The purpose of this is to learn. > >> I would like to run some basic services like www and mail on a test > >> network. I would like to set up the servers so if one server falls over > >> the other will take over the services automatically, load balanceing would > >> be good as well. I have googled, I could be looking in the wrong place , > >> there seems not to be much in regard to seting up freebsd in a cluster, > >> lots on linux. I have looked at the High Availability Linux project , I > >> see on the front page that it will run on freebsd. > >> > >> So I am a bit lost and i am wanting to learn how to cluster freebsd web > >> and mail servers, I have looked at Beowulf clusters, which seem to give > >> computers more grunt, Can some on on the list please advise me on what > >> clustering softwhere i need to get started and if the High Availability > >> Linux project softwhere will do the job. > >> > > > > pound (/usr/ports/www/pound) can be used on HTTP(S) level. > > > > >From pkg-descr: > > > > The Pound program is a reverse proxy, load balancer and HTTPS front-end > > for Web server(s). Pound was developed to enable distributing load among > > several Web-servers, and to allow for a convenient SSL wrapper for those > > Web servers that do not offer it natively. Pound is distributed under the > > GPL - no warranty, it's free to use, copy and give away. > > > > WWW: http://www.apsis.ch/pound/ > > > > - Anders Nordby <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > > > > Regards > > Peter > > _______________________________________________ > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-cluster > > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-cluster > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"