IPv6 Load Balancer

Jeroen Massar jeroen at unfix.org
Mon Mar 29 13:16:29 CEST 2010

Bertrand Yvain wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 11:49:08AM +0200, Tore Anderson wrote:
>> HAProxy will happily do layer 4 (TCP) load balancing
> Sure... but those load-balancing proxies are just that: proxies.
> IMHO, load balancers should do NAT or direct routing so that real
> servers do receive source IP address and port number.

apt-get install mod_rpaf

Which uses the X-Forwarded-For. If you want to also see the source port
you can at least with NGINX add a special header which includes that,
which of course can easily be read by any backend tool that you have.


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