an open source daemon that implements the VRRP standard.

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Prevent VRRP Master from becoming Master once it has failed

I have two machines (A and B, A is Master) running VRPP (from keepalived) for a Virtual IP. How can I prevent A from becoming Master again if it has failed and come back up (for whatever reason)? I'...
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Keepalived for more than 20 virtual addresses

I have set up keepalived on two Debian machines for high availability, but I've run into the maximum number of virtual IP's I can assign to my vrrp_instance. How would I go about configuring and ...
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Logging Verbosity in Keepalived.conf?

My keepalived VIP on one of my routers stopped responding. I still saw it on the primary router and not the secondary router as I would expect, and I could ping the regular IPs. As soon as I restarted ...
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keepalived issues on xen domU

I cannot manage to run keepalived correctly on xen domU. I am following this link for configuration, and it works great on some local VM (running with KVM). If I set up the exact same configuration, ...
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keepalived VRRP_script not failing over

So I am running keepalived on two servers and I can't get it to failover to the other. Below I have my config for one of the servers. The only different between the two is the priority numbers master ...
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Keepalived not sending mutlicast advertisments

I have two systems, both VMs. The are configured to use Bridged networking. I am trying to get keepalived to manage ownership of a VIP - 10.190.1.230. I have tried two versions of keepalived-1.2.2 and ...
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haproxy and keepalived on Amazon EC2

The new Amazon Opsworks service uses haproxy rather than Amazon's own very limited elastic load-balancer so I started investigating haproxy as a better option for load-balancing our web app servers, ...
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keepalived master cannot reclaim virtual IP after recovered

Steps Start both master and slave Keep pinging virtual ip (i.e 192.168.10.100) Shutdown master Slave enters MASTER state Restart master Slave enters BACKUP state and Master enters MASTER state ...
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Per-packet round-robin load balancing for UDP

I need to load-balance UDP traffic between a number of "realservers" and do it in a truly round-robin fashion. I've started with keepalived, but unexpectedly discovered, that LVS treats UDP traffic as ...
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UCARP: prevent the original master from taking over the VIP when it comes back after failure?

Keepalived can do this by combining the nopreempt option and the BACKUP state on the both nodes: Prevent VRRP Master from becoming Master once it has failed Prevent master to fall back to master ...
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connection sync suggestions with HAproxy and keepalived

I managed to get HAproxy working in a failover configuration as suggested on the architecture.txt document using keepalived. I used CentOS 5.5, HAproxy rpm (haproxy-1.3.25-1.el5) from epel repo, and ...
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keepalived config is not working correctly with virtualbox vms

my keepalived configuration is not working correctly. I have two virtual testing machines (virtualbox) to try some things out with keepalived/vrrp. Bot can ping each other flawlessly (internal ...
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Keepalived over GRE tunnel for failover on VPS environment

I'm running an application on Linode. Their network does not support multicasting. Many tools used for failover (keepalived, spread/wackamole, hearbeat) require multicast to work (as far as I know). I'...
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When a server IP changes, do exising TCP (e.g. http/mysql) connections remain running

We have some PHP-FPM servers and when they need a database connection, they connect to an HAProxy server which selects them a database server to use and the connection opens. When we then want to ...
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VIP not dropping from backup keepalived

I may not be understanding how this is supposed to work, but I can't figure out why the BACKUP system with this basic vrrp_instance is transitioning to master right away and never seems to honor the ...
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keepalived shutdown - does not run “notify” hook on daemon shutdown

I'm running keepalived under Debian (Lenny, Squeeze) in a fairly simple setup, I'm just (ab)using it as a VRRP daemon to decide the mastership between two equal machines for some virtual IPs. All the ...
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keepalived nopreempt option not working

I want to use nopreempt option with keepalived vrrp setting to run backup node as master when master goes down and again reback into network. I setup nopreempt option in both servers and set state as ...
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Prevent master to fall back to master after failure

I'm using keepalived to setup a virtual ip that points to a master server. When a failover happens it should point the virtual ip to the backup, and the IP should stay there until I manually enable (...
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keepalived: 2nd VRRP_Script never seems to run

I'm trying to implement keepalived on 3 mongodb boxes, the idea is that if mongod on one of the boxes goes down or we need to move the primary node to another system for some reason our application ...
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Virtual IP Failover when machine is overloaded

We have been using keepalived in combination with a virtual IP address for two years now. In the rare case that a machine crashes this works very well. But when there are issues on the box itself we ...
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View Current State of Keepalived

Is there a way to view the current state (Master/Backup) using a command line inside a server instance? Cheers
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HAproxy 503 Service Unavailable No server is available to handle this request

I'm new to this load balancing scenario and I'm being tasked to figure out how to make this load balancing works. My environment: Centos 6.4 64 Bit Webserver: Lighttpd All running in ESXI virtual ...
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Keepalived load balancing MySQL. Backup server time-out

Dear beloved people at ServerFault. I'm trying (and failing) to setup a load balanced MySQL server array. Please enlighten me, show me the error in my ways. Current setup: two MySQL servers with ...
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Adding IPs to Keepalived

What is the proper way to add IP addresses to a keepalived vrrp_instance without have the IPs flop around or drop for a second?
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Both servers running keepalived become master

After a network failure,both servers running keepalived become master. When the network is reestablished, both keep the MASTER state. What could be causing it? Edited: Another information that ...
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How would you set up multiple SSL terminating Haproxy instances, which are themselves load balanced?

I've been doing a great deal of research and experimentation on this, and I'm really running into a wall: I'm trying to set up HAProxy as the reverse proxy for a high-availability environment. All ...
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Any problems with having an active/active HAProxy setup with Keepalived

Apologies if this has been asked before, but I can't seem to find much on it. We're going to be using HAProxy to load balance our MariaDB Galera Cluster. All the articles/tutorials I have seen on ...
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Keepalived (LVS) + SPDY

I've got Keepalived configured with LVS to spread the load between four Nginx web servers (RR mode, no persistence connections). I was planning to enable SPDY however it seems that SPDY sets up a ...
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HAProxy/Keepalived vrrp set up in AWS EC2 with EIP (Basic EC2)

I am a newbie to CentOS/Linux/HAProxy/Keepalived, so I have had a lot to learn over the past few days! I have 2 CentOS 6.5 servers in Amazon AWS running on their own EC2 Micro instances. I also have ...
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keepalived - no connect and doesn't listen on ports?

Following servers: ....:100::10 mysql1 master ....:100::20 mysql2 master ....:100::30 loadbalancer (keepalived) with virtual ip ...:100::40 Config: vrrp_instance V1 { state MASTER ...
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KeepAliveD, Rackspace Cloud, Unicast - both LB's enter MASTER state…?

I have set up two HAProxy Load Balancers in an Active->Passive pair. KeepAliveD will be used for failover between MASTER and BACKUP servers. Like most clouds, Multicast is not supported so I cannot ...
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keepalived 2 VIP and 2 servers

Is it possible to configure keepalived in such a way? In normal state VIP_1 assigned to SERVER_1 and VIP_2 assigned to SERVER_2 On server failure all VIP's going to working server, and after failed ...
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ipvsadm lists a few hosts by IP only, rest by name

We use keepalived to manage our Linux Virtual Server (LVS) load balancer. The LVS VIPs are setup to use a FWMARK as configured in iptables. virtual_server fwmark 300000 { delay_loop 10 ...
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Compare HTTP load balacing using HAProxy & Nginx

My requirements: Weighted RR load balancing NO need sticky session support NO need SSL NO need HTTP 1.1 to backend So effectively I just need very simple HTTP load balacing!! My Boss asked to try ...
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LVS DNS load balancing on machine with only 1 NIC

First of all let me clarify that I am just a software developer not an admin, thus I have some knowledge (let's say a basic understanding of the concepts) regarding networking configuration as well as ...
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AWS keepalived backup immediately goes to MASTER

Referencing these two guides: http://awsadvent.tumblr.com/post/105141640154/aws-advent-2014-high-availability-in-aws-with https://blog.logentries.com/2014/12/keepalived-and-haproxy-in-aws-an-...
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Centos 7 - Keepalived Linux Virtual Server is not working

Environment: Centos 7 Keepalived Machine I enp0s3 --> 192.168.1.38 (connects to the outside world) en0s8 --> 192.168.100.101 (connects to internal network) Machine II enp0s3 --> 192.168.100....
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Keepalived not re-adding real servers

I'm trying to setup a simple virtual server in Keepalived and when the servers get removed from the pool, they do not get re-added automatically. In the Keepalived server syslog I see: Oct 01 11:37:...
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keepalived wont start

I have compiled and configured keepalived but it won't start. This is my very basic config; vrrp_sync_group PUBLIC_WEB_IPS { group { public_http_ip_lan ...
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Keepalived's virtual_router_id - should it be unique per node?

I have two nodes running keepalived, and two VIP, e.g. Node 1 Node 2 VIP1 VIP2 So in each node, I have two definition of vrrp_instance, so I assume the two vrrp_instance in my ...
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HAProxy + keepalived + multiple backend farms / virtual IP addresses

we have several backend farms (HTTP, FTP, etc), basically one farm for each customer, and I am about to rebuild our load balancing infrastructure, moving from Piranha to HAProxy. Since we are using ...
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keepalived track_script doesn't seem to run

I'm hoping someone can see what I'm doing wrong and offer help to get a keepalived track_script to run. I have the priority set to 101 on the vrrp_instance of the primary keepalived box and 100 on ...
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keepalived failover virtual ip parameters

I have two servers (A-master and B-backup) with one virtual ip. I need to assign the virtual ip to server B in case server A fails. For this I'm trying to configure keepalived. server A virtual ip ...
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Why state is needed for keepalived

From the doc ! MASTER and BACKUP state are determined by the priority ! even if you specify MASTER as the state, the state will ! be voted on by priority (so if your state is MASTER but your ! ...
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Keepalived not honoring nopreempt

I'm using Keepalived to manage two Redis instances in a master/slave configuration. I'm experiencing a situation where, if Keepalived is terminated on the Master box (the one with the higher priority),...
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Keepalived unwanted transition to master

I'm starting 2 EC2 intances in Amazon with Cloudformation, the second instance starts about 30 seconds after the first one. The configuration looks like this : Instance 2 state BACKUP ...
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should a virtual interface clash with keepalived?

I was working on a server today, debian squeeze. After testing this on two staging servers, I added a virtual network interface to /etc/network/interfaces like this: # The primary network interface ...
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Keepalived sync daemon

I've enabled lvs_sync_daemon_interface option however it looks like sync daemon is not working Active node: [MASTER:~]# ipvsadm -Lnc IPVS connection entries pro expire state source ...
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Loadbalance nginx proxies with keepalived possible?

I was wondering if I could load balance 2 nginx proxies with keepalived. I have already established high availability for 2 proxies in MASTER - BACKUP setup with keepalived. So Failover is working ...
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IP failover on different subnets

I have two real servers, on different subnets, each one with a permanent IP, and with a failover IP that can be used by either server. The hoster provides an API with which I can assign the failover ...