jarruda-gter at jarruda.com
Thu Jun 18 21:49:56 UTC 2009
Steven King wrote:
> Very true Eric. Microsoft even acknowledges the issue, and still has not
> fixed it. I have had a few customers use NLB and have this issue.
> Eric Gauthier wrote:
>>> The first is preventing it in the first place.
>> As annoying as this might sound, this is one of the
>> standard operating modes for load balancing within
>> a Microsoft server cluster (see NLB). We've tried
>> to avoid it, but it seems to come up around once a
>> year from someone on our campus...
>> Eric :)
I understand is 'working as designed' ?
Much like the Stonegate (?) Firewall redundancy trick ?
It was a little worse when doing the multicast-l2 to a unicast-l3
By the way, if you think this is funny in a campus ethernet backbone..
Try it in an old ATM/LANE environment..I had customer that had the
chance to try it, and wanted a root cause analysis.
The BUS switch, was NOT happy in forwarding all the traffic going to the
firewall cluster :-)...
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