Chapter 2. Initial LVS Configuration

Chapter 2. Initial LVS Configuration

2.1. Configuring Services on the LVS Routers
2.2. Setting a Password for the Piranha Configuration Tool
2.3. Starting the Piranha Configuration Tool Service
2.3.1. Configuring the Piranha Configuration Tool Web Server Port
2.4. Limiting Access To the Piranha Configuration Tool
2.5. Turning on Packet Forwarding
2.6. Configuring Services on the Real Servers

After installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux, you must take some basic steps to set up both the LVS routers and the real servers in the LVS cluster. This chapter covers these initial steps in detail.


The LVS router node that becomes the active node once the cluster is started is also referred to as the primary node. When configuring an LVS cluster, use the Piranha Configuration Tool on the primary node.

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