[Openstack] load balancer as a service for all protocols

nithish B bestofnithish at gmail.com
Mon May 16 13:44:16 UTC 2016

Hi Priyanka,
You could have a look at IPVS
<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IP_Virtual_Server>. It is part of the linux
kernel and load balances at the transport layer.

Nitish B.

On Mon, May 16, 2016 at 6:46 PM, Priyanka <ppnaik at cse.iitb.ac.in> wrote:

> Hi,
>  I have a openstack juno cloud with one controller+neutron node and three
> compute nodes. I want to create a load balancer for balancing the load on a
> set of VMs of same type. The load to these VMs would come from VMs on the
> same subnet and the the communications are using different protocols i.e.
> TCP and UDP. I read about HAproxy lbaas and lvs lbaas. HAproxy is protocol
> dependent which would not suit for the multiple protocol scenario and LVS
> is a plugin on the router which too would not work. Are there any variation
> of lbaas to suit this need. Also, can any of the above (HAproxy or LVS) be
> modified to suit my need? Please guide me on this.
> Thanks,
> Priyanka
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