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The subject is quite self explanatory, I have a load balancer running LVS ldirectord, and the follwoing configuration:

# ipvsadm -Ln 

IP Virtual Server version 1.2.1 (size=4096)
Prot LocalAddress:Port Scheduler Flags
  -> RemoteAddress:Port           Forward Weight ActiveConn InActConn
TCP  172.22.9.100:80 rr
  -> 172.22.1.133:80              Masq    1024   0          2
  -> 172.22.1.134:80              Masq    1024   0          1

I declare which the Virtual IP is, but where do I specifiy the director IP, which is needed to communicate with the real servers?

Can anyone please point me to a comprehensive and up-to-date configuration, all I can find on google is ancient kernel 2.4 configuration instructions.

Thanks in advance

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Not quite sure what you mean, but you have configured LVS for NAT mode (2 arm) with the external VIP as 172.22.9.100. So would would configure eth0 as 172.22.9.100 And you would configure eth1 as something in the real server subnet i.e. 172.22.1.100 Then you would configure the real servers to use 172.22.1.100 as their default gateway.

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and is there a way to do this without setting the default gateway of the real servers to the DIP? –  Konstantin Boyanov Feb 17 '13 at 14:19

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