troubleshooting Question

Load Balancing Two Fedora 4 Servers Running Sendmail

Avatar of oldhamuk
oldhamukFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
Linux Networking
1 Comment1 Solution696 ViewsLast Modified:
Hi,

I'm fairly new to linux/unix and I've built two Fedora 4 servers running sendmail.

I want to use these two servers as our mailhub so they need to be load balanced accross the two machines. I know that with Windows 2003 Server you can use something called NLB but have no idea how to do this with linux.

Could somebody help me out so that the are load balanced and if one goes down the other carries on using something like a virtual IP. I don't want to use round robin.

Also is there a simple way of if the config is change on one server for it to be copied to the other. This isn't as much of a problem as the load balancing.

Regards

Mark
Join the community to see this answer!
Join our exclusive community to see this answer & millions of others.
Unlock 1 Answer and 1 Comment.
Join the Community
Learn from the best

Network and collaborate with thousands of CTOs, CISOs, and IT Pros rooting for you and your success.

Andrew Hancock - VMware vExpert
See if this solution works for you by signing up for a 7 day free trial.
Unlock 1 Answer and 1 Comment.
Try for 7 days

”The time we save is the biggest benefit of E-E to our team. What could take multiple guys 2 hours or more each to find is accessed in around 15 minutes on Experts Exchange.

-Mike Kapnisakis, Warner Bros