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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: id=51247 Enhance mod_proxy and _balancer with worker status flag to only accept sticky session routes
Date Mon, 08 Aug 2011 13:17:22 GMT
This is on my TODO… Thx for the reminder!

On Aug 5, 2011, at 7:49 PM, Keith Mashinter wrote:

> Thanks for the reminder.  I was about to send one myself to see if there was a chosen
path.
>  
> \|/- Keith Mashinter 
> kmashint@yahoo.com
> From: Daniel Ruggeri <DRuggeri@primary.net>
> To: dev@httpd.apache.org
> Sent: Friday, August 5, 2011 6:55:04 PM
> Subject: Re: id=51247 Enhance mod_proxy and _balancer with worker status flag to only
accept sticky session routes
> 
> On 5/25/2011 7:49 AM, Keith Mashinter wrote:
> > I've reviewed the other
> > patch https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=48841 and I
> > had a similar idea, wondering if the route-only intent would happen if
> > I tried to set lbfactor=0 but it only allowed values 1-100 and I
> > worried about the complexity of changing the lbmethod formulae so
> > using a separate status code seemed cleaner.  It's a bit of a magic
> > value, but an intuitive one I think.  On the user surface lbfactor=0
> > requires less change than my ROUTE_ONLY to the configuration and
> > balancer-manager but it needs some documentation to clarify the intent.
> >
> > I also attached a patch to
> > https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=51247 for the
> > trunk, but since I'm having trouble with the overall compile it's "in
> > theory".  Please forgive compile issues, but I wanted to at least
> > share the thought and will update when I can verify a compile and test
> > run.
> 
> Jim/Bill/others who have mentioned this;
>   Just wanted to drop a friendly reminder that I'm waiting on direction
> between these two options. I can quickly roll a trunk or 2.2 patch for
> either of these if there is consensus for either mechanism.
> 
> Both will allow for taking a server offline after bleeding traffic away
> by means of sending only existing sessions to said server. The
> difference is in approach:
> 48841    Allowing zero as lbfactor tweaks the math a bit for the lbmethods
> 51247    Adds a Route-Only radio box to balancer manager and a constant
> in the code to recognize the change
> 
> -- 
> --
> Daniel Ruggeri
> 
> 


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