Latest LQ Deal: Linux Power User Bundle
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Server
User Name
Linux - Server This forum is for the discussion of Linux Software used in a server related context.


  Search this Thread
Old 02-27-2008, 12:50 AM   #1
Registered: May 2007
Location: /dev/random
Distribution: CentOS, Fedora, RHEL, SuSE
Posts: 62

Rep: Reputation: 15
Question Apache web server load balance, suggestions needed.


I'm in need of a good load balancer software to load balance my Apache web server. I need to add/remove nodes on fly. My nodes have only single IP and I can't assign any virtual IP, so following the steps of some howto (like
is not possible for me.

I've tested perlbal ( but I can not add/remove nodes without restarting it and this problem is also with another piece of software Pound (

I had also an overview of Linux virtual server project ( but found it fairly complex while adding/removing nodes on fly,persistent connections.

Should I try any new software or stick with perlbal (to my info, its working fine except when updating nodes database)? Can anyone give me any suggestion in this regard? I will be highly thankful.

Old 02-27-2008, 10:10 AM   #2
Registered: Mar 2005
Location: India
Distribution: RHEL 3/4, Solaris 8/9/10, Fedora 4/8, Redhat Linux 9
Posts: 237
Blog Entries: 1

Rep: Reputation: 34

Update us with example scenario.
And what makes you confuse in using LVS ?

We can try to help out for resolving problems with LVS.


apache, balance, load, webserver

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How to plan a server cluster/load balance cyberhydra Linux - Server 8 08-09-2007 07:35 PM
Suggestions for a web server? Valkyrie_of_valhalla General 13 06-16-2007 12:14 AM
suggestions for a web server telovoyagarcar Linux - Distributions 2 04-20-2007 10:22 AM
Load Balance Web Servers SSBN Linux - Networking 4 08-23-2004 11:18 PM
Proxy Server Suggestions Needed kemplej Linux - Security 1 02-24-2004 01:35 AM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Server

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:36 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration