[Pacemaker] how to keep ftp connection when swap from primary to secondary

Raoul Bhatia [IPAX] r.bhatia at ipax.at
Thu Aug 26 11:17:05 EDT 2010

On 08/26/2010 04:42 PM, Liang.Ma at asc-csa.gc.ca wrote:
> I have followed the guide in “Clusters from Scratch” written by Andrew
> Beekhof and successfully setup an Active/Passive pair of cluster
> servers. The cluster runs in Fedora 13 and includes services like
> apache, vsftpd and nfs. Drbd is used to allow data consistence during a
> failover. Everything works fine except ftp lose its connection when the
> service swaps from primary to the secondary or vice versa. I know to
> keep the ftp connection, one may need to keep the connection states for
> the session across the nodes. But I couldn’t find clue how to do it.
> Does anyone there have any idea how to keep the ftp connection when
> swapping nodes, if it is possible?


as of now, we're not syncing our connections between the load
balancers, but i would suggest
http://www.linuxvirtualserver.org/docs/sync.html and the like.

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