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From Plüm, Rüdiger, VF-Group <>
Subject Re: low hanging fruit in proxy_balancer
Date Thu, 17 Apr 2008 12:56:47 GMT

> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: William A. Rowe, Jr.
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 17. April 2008 14:49
> An:
> Betreff: low hanging fruit in proxy_balancer
> One of our class attendees this week had an interesting suggesting for
> a balancer-manager feature.  Right now each member is a 
> 2-state, either
> enabled or disabled.
> For session stickiness, he suggested a tristate third option to bleed
> out the remaining sessions, dispatching no /new/ sessions into the
> particular member.  This would let the existing sessions drain and
> complete, in order to take down a member without disrupting 
> any logins.

In principle we already have this, but we do not make any difference between
PROXY_WORKER_DISABLED and PROXY_WORKER_STOPPED and of course we are are missing
the needed field in the balancer manager of course to switch between enabled,
disabled and stopped.



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