[Linux-cluster] Apache/Cluster issue -- Single public IP address

avi at myphonebook.co.in avi at myphonebook.co.in
Sat Jan 9 03:45:55 UTC 2010

Lon Hohberger <lhh at redhat.com> wrote ..
> On Fri, 2010-01-08 at 21:12 +0530, avi at myphonebook.co.in wrote:
> > My problem is that I only have a single public IP address, to serve my web server
> and my question is this:
> > 
> > Is this the end of the road, for installing apache as a service with ONE public
> IP address??
> In order to manage the 'only possible' ip address on an interface or set
> of interfaces, the ip.sh script would have to handle a whole lot more
> than it was designed:
> - device activation
> - module loading
> - routing configuration
> This would it very complex.  Right now, it is very simple: use existing
> routes and devices.
> Possible solutions:
> * Edit the ip.sh script to do what you want directly.
> * Use a custom script to start apache & bring up your IP address rather
> than using ip.sh to do it.
> * Statically assign a couple of IP addresses and mask them using noarp
> option or arptables.
> -- Lon

Thanks for the suggestion, but I went in for another public IP from my ISP,
so this issue is resolved. ( lightened up my pocket a bit..but thats ok ;P )

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