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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: mod_proxy_balancer: how to define failover (only)/hot standby behavior?
Date Tue, 24 Jan 2006 16:26:56 GMT
Actually, is best, since that is where
the development of this module is being done. I have changed
the email headers accordingly.

A sort of "warm standby" is something that I had planned to
work into the balancer code post 2.2.1.

On Jan 24, 2006, at 11:14 AM, <> wrote:

> Hello,
> using Apache 2.2.0/mod_proxy_balancer, is it possible to configure a
> proxy balancer with two balancer members, where one of the two only  
> gets
> the requests, if the other one fails?
> In mod_jk that was possible using "local_worker_only", but with
> mod_proxy_balancer I have not yet understood how to define such  
> behavior
> (defining "loadfactor=0" would be a way, probably working right away,
> but is definded to be a number between 1 and 100).
> As far as I understand at the moment, it is only possible to define an
> "almost-only-hot-standby"-behavior, where the failover-backend gets
> 1/100 of all requests..
> Thanks in advance and best regards,
> Andreas
> P.S.: I posted the question to the apache-httpd-users mailing list 3
> days ago, but it seems to fit better to here..I would post the answer
> there, if I got one here.
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