[Ukfreebsd] load balancing

Gavin Atkinson gavin.atkinson at ury.york.ac.uk
Thu Jan 6 16:13:04 GMT 2011

On Wed, 2011-01-05 at 17:09 +0000, Pete French wrote:
> So, has anybody got any experinece of using FreebSD as a firewall/loadbalancer
> at all ? I currently have a lot of boxes behind a very nice set of 
> Coyote Equalisers (irnoncly, FreebSD based themselves), but I am wanting to
> move to a situation where I just have a pair of BSD boxes running carp and
> doing the load balancing. Mainly so when I go to some nice people to
> rent some rackspace I dont have to pay for an extra 6 U!

I used net/ipvs some years ago, and it worked pretty well, although I
have no recent experience with it.


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