Re: originserver plus carp configuration?

From: Joe Cooper <>
Date: Thu, 07 Apr 2005 18:46:44 -0500

Thanks for the rapid response, Henrik.

Henrik Nordstrom wrote:
> On Thu, 7 Apr 2005, Joe Cooper wrote:
>> The whole configuration is working, except for load balancing.
>> Without "carp" I always get FIRST_UP_PARENT/ With "carp"
>> I always get CARP/, no matter what IP I'm coming from (and
>> I tried a half dozen client IPs to be sure I wasn't just
>> coincidentally always hashing to the same destination).
> CARP balances based on a hash of the destination URL, not client.

Hmmm...that raises a different question: How does one address the issue
of maintaining client stickiness?

> You can get quite detailed tracing of the CARP hashing by enabling debug
> section 39,9, combined with the cachemgr carp section.

Excellent. Thanks for the tip.
Received on Thu Apr 07 2005 - 17:43:52 MDT

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