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Apache as a proxy for load balancing

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PostPosted: Thu 23 Mar '06 21:57    Post subject: Apache as a proxy for load balancing Reply with quote

Hello, I have two Tomcat servers running the same java application and I am trying to set-up a proxy to load balance the incoming users using a round robin scheme.
Apart from that, I also want the proxy to check if a server is down _before_ redirecting a request there (and if it's dead, it should redirect it to someone else who is still alive). Is this possible using mod_proxy from Apache 2.x? If so, do you know of any tutorials on these two subjects? Thank you very much! Smile
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PostPosted: Fri 24 Mar '06 14:37    Post subject: Reply with quote

Did you read http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/mod_proxy_balancer.html ?

Maybe it fits your needs.

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