On Thu, Aug 02, 2007 at 06:06:45AM -0700, Tom Linden wrote:
> On Thu, 02 Aug 2007 01:08:16 -0700, Anton Shterenlikht
> wrote:
> > To conclude, the issue is probably more myself than VMS.

> When you get more comfortable with it, make your cluster _the_ firewall
> behind a router (which also acts a firewall) that supports both routable
> and non-routable IPs and then put everyone else on the non-routable IPs
> and give the VMS nodes a non-routable alias IP.
> That is what I do.

I think this is probably what I'll have to do. From what
I've read last few days on failSAFE IP, DNS, Load Broker and Metric
Server, it seems to me that I need to have a DNS server on the
cluster, and then, yes, non-routable IP for alias.

I'll keep reading.

thanks a lot

Anton Shterenlikht
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