[nycbug-talk] carp

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Wed Jun 23 18:15:44 EDT 2004

On Wed, Jun 23, 2004 at 03:33:21PM -0400, michael wrote:
> I'm reading the OpenBSD man page on carp and I'm unclear on the last part:
> "Note: ARP balancing only works on the local network segment. 
> Connections which cross a router to arrive on the local network
> segment will all appear to come from that router and be balanced
> to the same host."
> Does that mean that (per man example) carp0 and carp1 have to be on
> the same local segment in order to fail over?  Or does that mean that
> client machine requests that come over the router will always be
> balanced to the same host?  I'm going to guess the former.

I think it means the later.

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