Chapter 4. Configuring the LVS Routers with Piranha Configuration Tool

Chapter 4. Configuring the LVS Routers with Piranha Configuration Tool

4.1. Necessary Software
4.2. Logging Into the Piranha Configuration Tool
4.3. CONTROL/MONITORING
4.4. GLOBAL SETTINGS
4.5. REDUNDANCY
4.6. VIRTUAL SERVERS
4.6.1. The VIRTUAL SERVER Subsection
4.6.2. REAL SERVER Subsection
4.6.3. EDIT MONITORING SCRIPTS Subsection
4.7. Synchronizing Configuration Files
4.7.1. Synchronizing lvs.cf
4.7.2. Synchronizing sysctl
4.7.3. Synchronizing Network Packet Filtering Rules
4.8. Starting LVS

The Piranha Configuration Tool provides a structured approach to creating the necessary configuration file for LVS — /etc/sysconfig/ha/lvs.cf. This chapter describes the basic operation of the Piranha Configuration Tool and how to activate LVS once configuration is complete.

Important

The configuration file for LVS follows strict formatting rules. Using the Piranha Configuration Tool is the best way to prevent syntax errors in the lvs.cf and therefore prevent software failures.


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