Re: redundant squid server concepts

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Mon, 22 Jun 1998 19:15:57 +0200

Franklin R. Jones wrote:
> I've got two boxes running squid (1.1.20) as peers currently
> primarily for fail-over redundancy. currently each server configured
> to handle the other's IP in the event of failure (which requires a
> manual intervention). load "balancing" is handled by which subset/ip
> address the client is using/coming from.
> Anyone have a more dynamic method of handling this? Ideally it

A number of different alternatives exists:

* use a Proxy AutoConfig script
* Put a L4 switch infront of your Squid boxes (costs some money)
* Have each machine monitor the other and automatically take over the IP
when a failure is detected
* Probably some other as well.

Henrik Nordström
Sparetime Squid Hacker
Received on Mon Jun 22 1998 - 13:48:16 MDT

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