DNS load balancing
andre at digirati.com.br
Tue May 11 08:35:26 EDT 2010
I'm setting up a two-machine cyrus cluster using OCFS2 over DRBD. The
setup is working fine, and I'm now considering the load balancing
options I have.
I believe the simplest option would be to simply rely on DNS load
balancing. However, for this to work, I need to consider what happens
when one of the cluster nodes fails, regarding the clients which access
- Will IMAP and POP3 clients automatically try the second DNS entry if
connecting to the first one fails?
- Will the LMTP client also do this? I'm using the postfix LMTP client
Does any one have experience with this kind of setup?
Thanks in advance,
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