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From "Krist van Besien" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Load Balancer
Date Fri, 29 Aug 2008 14:17:56 GMT
On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 12:48, elsergio <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I would like to use to use Apache just as a Load Balancer. This is the idea:
> --------- http/https ------> Apache ----------> Srv1: IP
>                                               |-----------> Srv2: IP
> I have seen in the documentation that could be something like:
> <Proxy balancer://mycluster>
> BalancerMember
> BalancerMember
> </Proxy>
> ProxyPass /test balancer://mycluster/
> What is the parameter //mycluster ??

The parameter "mycluster" is just the name you choose to refer to this
load balancing group. You can freely choose what you want here.

> It is necessary to balance all the incoming traffic??

That is for you to decide.

> There is any problem with https traffic??

Not if you terminate it on the apache server and only forward http to
your backends.


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