IPv6 Load Balancer

Xavier Beaudouin kiwi at oav.net
Mon Mar 29 10:54:07 CEST 2010

Hi :)

Le 28 mars 2010 à 16:29, Tore Anderson a écrit :

> * Xavier Beaudouin
>> I am looking about ... IPv6 Load Balancer, I did some research (not so
>> long, but some few months ago), but it seems that Load Balancer
>> vendors are not too much ready for LB ipv6.
>> I'm going to use OpenBSD Relayd to replace my old... F5 Big/IP...
>> But... If there is a opensource way to make real LB and usuable I will
>> be pleased to test... 
> Your F5 box should support IPv6, at least if it has got a fairly recent
> code on it.

Hum... It's too old : v4.2 (the old one that didn't needs to be validated by central F5 repo when you change IPs...).

> Other than that, HAProxy and nginx comes to mind.  I think you could even
> use Varnish as a pure load balancer although that's not really what it's
> designed for.

Thats's good for http, not for "everything"... 

And since we are non profit, we don't have budget for big LB ... even if we'd like to have a SI350 :)


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