Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Which HA / Failover solution for Fedora ?

Posted on 2004-10-21
1
Medium Priority
?
198 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-15
I have a webserver in a datacenter, running FC2. I've got a second machine there, identical to the first one and to which I copy the backupfiles of the first machine, so that I can bring it up as my webserver in case the first one dies. My question now is : is there any software out there (I suppose there is), to have the second machine automatically fall into place when something (network down, machine crash) happens with the first one ?
Txs !
0
Comment
Question by:bmeuwis
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
1 Comment
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
ITG-SSNA earned 750 total points
ID: 12375333
Take a look at Apache::Mod_Proxy

http://httpd.apache.org/docs-2.0/mod/mod_proxy.html

Beware of open proxies, and remember you would be using it as a load balancer essentially, so don't set up any features you don't plan to use...proxies can be dangerous.

Otherwise, you might need to look at hardware solutions like Cisco's F5 (BigIP)

0

Featured Post

Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

If you have a server on collocation with the super-fast CPU, that doesn't mean that you get it running at full power. Here is a preamble. When doing inventory of Linux servers, that I'm administering, I've found that some of them are running on l…
Introduction We as admins face situation where we need to redirect websites to another. This may be required as a part of an upgrade keeping the old URL but website should be served from new URL. This document would brief you on different ways ca…
Learn how to navigate the file tree with the shell. Use pwd to print the current working directory: Use ls to list a directory's contents: Use cd to change to a new directory: Use wildcards instead of typing out long directory names: Use ../ to move…
How to Install VMware Tools in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 (RHEL 6.4) Step-by-Step Tutorial
Suggested Courses

597 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question