[dhcwg] load balancing RFC - what happens if you insert a new server?
"Lisa Guo" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Fri, 07 September 2001 01:31 UTC
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Thread-Topic: load balancing RFC - what happens if you insert a new server?
From: Lisa Guo <email@example.com>
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Subject: [dhcwg] load balancing RFC - what happens if you insert a new server?
Hi, I was looking for discussion on this on the archive website but couldn't find any, so if this has been discussed before, I apologize. The load balancing RFC (3074) describes a hashing algorithm that is used by servers and relay agents to serve the clients in a deterministic way. I assume that the purpose is that the same server always serve the same client, from the initial discover/offer/request/ack to subsequent messages, such as renew, release, etc. What happens if a new server is added to the pool of servers that share the load? In order to use the new server, some of the hash bucket should be assigned to this new server now. But if one does that, messages related to an existing lease would be forwarded to the new server instead of the one that actually allocated the IP address in the first place. Does anyone have a workaround on this? Thanks, Lisa ----------------------- Lisa Guo Tahoe Networks, Inc.
- [dhcwg] load balancing RFC - what happens if you … Lisa Guo
- RE: [dhcwg] load balancing RFC - what happens if … Bernie Volz (EUD)
- RE: [dhcwg] load balancing RFC - what happens if … Lisa Guo