[Linux-HA] Cisco Switch question
alanr at unix.sh
Wed Jun 2 16:00:09 MDT 2004
Boulytchev, Vasiliy wrote:
> Ladies and Gents,
> Imagine the following setup: 2 server running ha+mon. If I plugged
> the two servers in separate switches for redundancy, (cisco fabric with
> OSPF), when the ip is taken over, would that make an impact on anything? If
> mon was to see switch1 go down, the secondary node came up, taking over the
> ip, would the cisco switches have an arp issue? Cisco arp timeout is
> rediculous by default.
First, I think you mean routers rather than switches...
When IP address takeover occurs, we send out several gratuitous ARPs. If
the routers are RFC-compliant, then all should be well...
Alan Robertson <alanr at unix.sh>
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