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How to configure a linux server ( Red Hat ) as Load balancer

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Hi ,

i would like to configure my Red hat linux server as load balancer ( we have 3 web servers at the back end)
do i need to download and configure Piranha ? Is it free ?
Any ideas would be appreciated.
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Hi

I know there are more option, at the moment the one to come to my mind is use apache,
this link might help you

http://www.rackspace.com/knowledge_center/article/simple-load-balancing-with-apache

Yes it's free

Regards.
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LVS would allow you to do that, you just only have to add as much servers as you want, please check https://access.redhat.com/site/solutions/5727, you need to install Load balancer group by doing: # yum groupinstall "Load Balancer"
To be able to install the Load Balancing software,  an additional add-on is required to be able to access the right channel "RHEL Server Load Balancer"

After having setup the correctly channels for the hosts,  you should be able to see the additional group "Load Balancer": Load Balancer Add-on details : https://www.redhat.com/products/enterprise-linux-add-ons/load-balancing/
http://www.redhat.com/support/resources/howto/piranha/
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Best option i suggest is APACHE LOAD BALANCER configuration with session-id maintaining configuration.

TY/SA
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