Load balancing deal with the techniques involved on using multiple systems to deal with high demands, balancing the load between those multiple systems. Questions deal with networking and server load balancing, using dedicated hardware or not.

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How to check if connection is working before load balancer decides which server to use

I am working on a project whereby we deliver a secure site for our customers. We host the sites on two servers behind a load balancer but have port connections (24000-24100) to each database. The ...
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Connect 1 computer with to 2 networks, route through 1 VPN

Suppose the following scenario: I have a question, I am sure it has been asked but I do not know how to word it or what to look up. My Problem: I am a high school student of an advanced Video ...
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Load balancing Socialengine [closed]

We have a single Socialengine4 site with around 12k visitors a day. The site has grown slower and slower over the last few months. It started out quite fast with page loads of 1s but now is down to ...
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Application Fail over not working in apache 2.2 web server configured with BIG IP (f5) load balancer

I am using Apache 2.2 in front of my JBOSS 5.2 application server in a cluster configuration . The two nodes of the cluster configuration resides on different host . This configuration is hosted on ...
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Load Balancing between 2 ISPs

I'm having 2 ISPs, need to balance traffic between the internal users ... Firewall is SRX210 The question is: Each ISP has there own DNS, how to make the dns resolving based on the used ISP? ...
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Is having the same PTR hostname valid for multiple ip addresses? [duplicate]

Currently I have the following setup with two hostnames and two ips: cheeze1.mydomain.com IN A 123.123.123.111 111.123.123.123.in-addr.arpa IN PTR cheeze1.mydomain.com cheeze2.mydomain.com ...
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Single Nginx Load Balancer for 2 different clusters (web, api)

I was wondering if it was possible to use a single Nginx server to load balance my web servers and api servers if both are using port 80. In this setup there would be 5 servers, 1 Nginx and 4 Apache ...
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Moving a web application to use HAProxy, Varnish, and nginx

I currently have 4 web application servers (running on application) on Rackspace that sit behind a Load Balancer (on Rackspace). In front of the Load Balancer. The application itself makes moderate ...
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POST of large file is timing out, when running through ARR

When POST'ing a large file through ARR, the request times out after 120 seconds. The client recieves error code 502 Bad Gateway. I have configured the "proxy timeout" of the web farm to be 600 ...
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mod_proxy_balancer does not remove dead servers

We use the current configuration (slightly obfuscated) to balance 2 web servers against 4 application (Tomcat) servers, using JSESSIONID; each web server has this exact same configuration for ...
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Load balance and contingency server

everyone. I'm having trouble setting up a load balancing/contingency server. My scenario: I have 2 servers (Windows 2012 R2 machines) to run an application in ASP.Net/C#. My problem: Would I like to ...
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Does Nginx keep the connection open, when it does load balancing?

I have a single Nginx server doing load balancing to several upstream servers. What happens when a request comes in? Does the load balancer keep the connection open and wait for an answer from the ...
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Elastic Load Balancing report Out of Service

I am using the loadbalancing and autoscaling feature on aws. The load balancer marks the instance "out of service". However, the instance (i-xxxx) is running fine and status checks that report ...
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What product is AWS Elastic Laod Balancer behind the scenes [closed]

Does someone know what kind of product is working behind the scenes as AWS Elastic Loadbalancer? Could likely be something as haproxy, nginx, etc. Does someone know more respectively has any proof ...
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I wonder, How does a load-balancer manages the session?

HttpSession is stored in Servlet container i.e. web container. Load balancer does not maintain Web container, it just push the request to web containers which are under the load-balancer. My Question ...
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Nginx Load Balancing proxy confusion

I'm currently trying to setup a load balancer for a bunch of download mirrors. While reading into this subject I saw Nginx lends itself perfectly as a load balancer, great! But when looking at the ...
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Php load balancing questions

I have a custom written ecommerce app that runs on it's own dedicated server. All of it's constants (such as database connections, file paths etc..) are defined in a single _constants.php file. The ...
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Sticky sessions with Apache load balancer for Socket.io 1.0

I've been messing around with Apache as a load balancer for my Socket.io server. I went through the following topic and now everything seems to be fine. Configuring Apache 2.4 mod_proxy_wstunnel for ...
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Apache SSL Errors every 30 seconds

I have three load-balanced Apache 2.4.6 servers running on fresh installs of CentOS 7. The load-balancer is a Barracuda 340. I know its old, but it's more than capable of handling the traffic, and ...
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How to make redundant load balancers?

I understand that the purpose of load balancers is to balance load between your servers and keep track of instance health, etc. But what if load balancer itself fails? How do you set up redundant load ...
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Redis high availability and load balancing

I'm using Redis for some time and now we want to move to a redundant cluster which would be fault tolerant, highly available and load balanced. I principally use Redis for some PHP web application ...
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Nginx ip_hash load balancer and external auth via SAML2

We are trying to make work a system, consisting of two application hosts and one nginx load balancer before them with ip_hash balancing method enabled. The problem is that we need to use an external ...
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ELB Https with HTTP on backend using Tomcat without nginx or haproxy

I want to setup ELB to terminate SSL at load balancer and communicate with backend instances over HTTP. I have uploaded valid certificate on ELB. When I set up following configuration ELB - HTTPS ...
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F5 Irule to Netscalar olicy

I am new to netscalar, Can someone tell me how to convert the below F5 irule to netscalar policy. F5 iRule: when HTTP_RESPONSE { if {[HTTP::cookie exists "e1AppState"]} { if {[HTTP::cookie ...
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Gracefully take a server out of Azure Load Balancer (drain stop)

We have an application deployed to Azure IaaS VMs, served by IIS. In order to install updates, we need to take each machine out of the load balancer, one by one. Before moving to Azure, we were using ...
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Haproxy dynamically promote backup server to master

Let's say if I have two mysql databases, db1 and db2. Is that possible to configure haproxy to work like that: In the beginning: db1 work as master and db2 as backup. The haproxy will promote db2 ...
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Setting up load balancing on 3 apache servers

I want to set up load balancing on my 3 Apache servers that I have created. The 3 addressed that I have used for the server are, 192.168.151.101, .102 and .103 I have then created a load balance ...
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Filter network traffic through 2 WANs depending on IP?

I've searched thoroughly in an attempt to find a similar question here, but aside from finding information about pfSense (which appears to only support 1 WAN?) I can't find much else... Our current ...
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using apache2 mod_proxy(_balancer) for 3+3 tomcat failover configuration

we have got 3 active Tomcat instances, the load should be distributed evenly amongst them (sticky sessions via jvmroute, ajp). We also have got 3 failover Tomcat instances running. If one of the 3 ...
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IPsec, PepVPN, SpeedFusion Hot Failover and SpeedFusion Bonding (PepLink Load balancer)

I was looking for the difference between IPsec, PepVPN, SpeedFusion Hot Failover and SpeedFusion Bonding (PepLink Load balancer) but i can't find something well explained. I'll be glad if someone can ...
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SAS balancing vs Network balancing

I want to configure file server in MS Windows Server 2012 R2 environment, which would load balance traffic. I have got a SAS disk array with 2 SAS controllers which is connected to 2 Hyper-V cluster ...
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How to load balance traffic from local Squid in pfsense when using Multi-WAN?

I have a multi-wan PFSense setup with Squid for HTTP(S) navigation. However one of the links (the default WAN gateways) is always used at 100% while the other link is rarely used. Reading the ...
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HAProxy - balance according to url_parameter

I have 2 different tomcat servers: T1 , T2 My clients that refer to my load balancer are providing the url parameter called "gender" (0 - for Male users , 1 - for Female users). only the url ...
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Is it reasonable to use an external website as a health check

I have a 4 proxy servers spread across a couple of datacentres that serve a large number of users on a WAN. These are load balanced using an F5 GTM located at each site. My goal is to write a health ...
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Network WAN load-balancing over Multiple Firewalls

Currently we have a Cisco ISA570 Firewall which does failover load-balancing between two ISP links. I would like to get a Sonicwall NSA6000 which should be primary and the ISA570 as a failover ...
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How to create an internal/private load balancer in google compute engine

I have two clusters. Cluster A (on google container engine) is a public facing cluster and it needs to connect to a private Cluster B (a click-to-deploy cluster on GCE) to access a service. I would ...
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Ipvsadm to monitor connections on a load balancer

I am working on to set up Haproxy on a load balancer with two backend web servers in the first period. The problem I am facing is to monitor number of connections to each of my web servers. I have ...
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nginx cache always returns MISS

I have 4 upstream server and I want to serve static files. I don't want to cache API calls response. This is what my upstream server returns for a sample CSS file: curl --verbose -X GET ...
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Is it possible to use both an ILB and an ELB (listening on the same port) in the same Azure cloud service?

I'm building a test Lync deployment on Azure; yes, I know this is not supported, hence "test". Lync Front-End servers expose two set of web services, one for internal users and one for external ones; ...
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Benchmarking load balaners

I am working on to benchmark two different load balancers (pound and haproxy), but are unsure how this can be done. Of couse httperf can be used, but it may be technically difficult to actually make a ...
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appropriate traffic to load test couchdb horizontal scaling

I'm designing the CouchDB backend to my web application, and I want to estimate how many GETs and PUTs per second I can achieve with a given number of instances. (Arguably I should be testing view ...
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Layer 7 Load Balancing with on-premises exchange and Office 365

I would like to create essentially a layer 7 balanced redundant exchange setup where if the on-premises server fails it will automatically switch over to the office 365 Exchange services. I was ...
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Using a Load Balancer in front of SQL Server

We are setting up SQL Server 2014 AG with multiple secondary readonly instances since we have some significant queries that are killing our primary. What we would like to do is put a Load Balancer in ...
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MySQL Bad Handshake to MySQL Cluster behind Proxy

I have just set up a MySQL cluster using five hyperV linux boxes (2x management nodes, 2 data nodes and 1 proxy) having followed (with a bit of tweaking) the instructions here. Everything works fine ...
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Load Balanced - AutoScaled infrastructure AWS

I am currently setting up an environment in which we would like to have one server auto scaled and load balanced based on resource usage. I created the load balancer and have the instance running ...
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Bad Gateway - NGINX Load Balancer Cloudflare

I have configured an NGINX 'load-balancer' to sit in front of my site. Right now my backend consists of only one server, but I plan to add more to actually utilize the 'load-balancing' of NGINX. If I ...
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Exposing port 80 and 443 on Google kubernetes loadbalancer service

I followed the guestbook tutorial from Google and created my own configuration files from it. So farm everything is working fine. Now, I would like to expose the port 80 and 443 from my webserver ...
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Syncing Digital Ocean VPSs behing NGINX Load Balancer

This is a higher level, i.e. I just need avenues to explore here, question. I'm trying to set up an NGINX load balancer, behind which sit two different NGINX VPSs. Neither of the backends is a ...
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Why Failover instead of Load Balancing for HA

From my understanding with failover clustering, only one machine is actually working, which means the other one(s) are sitting idle. So why would one use failover clustering instead of using a load ...
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web server to control 4 adsl lines? [closed]

Very new to this and been given a huge task....I've been asked to rebuild/redesign an existing network that has 4 ADSL lines, 3 servers (windows 2012 r2)- LAN, WEB, Database and 8 clients + switch, i ...