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From "Gary Smith" <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] urgent !!!!load sharing
Date Mon, 15 Mar 2004 14:45:08 GMT
There are a couple ways to go about this.  In any event you need a
second machine in order to do the load balancing.  


Get a machine and configure it the same as the existing machine.  As you
haven't specified the OS it's hard to tell you what is available but
I'll kick out some common ones.


1) Load balance using a device (cisco has some devices but I can't
remember the name - load directory???.  This is good but expensive), 2)
round robin the DNS (cheap but if one machine goes down every other
request knows it).  Load balance using some freeware/commercial software
(such as Resonate or the native MS software if you on




-----Original Message-----
From: sysadmin [] 
Sent: Monday, March 15, 2004 2:18 AM
Subject: [users@httpd] urgent !!!!load sharing


hello friends,

     I am using apache 1.3.29 server.

     Due to heavy traffic on my sever i need to balance the loda on it.

   How to do that?

    I am using only onr server..nop backup server is employed..

   Thank you.



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