fail over

merlin corey merlincorey at
Thu Jul 23 16:12:17 MSD 2009

You can use any kind of load balancer, hardware or software based,
including free ones like HAProxy to accomplish this task that is
rightly not NginX's

On 7/22/09, Igor Sysoev <is at> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 11:55:27AM -0400, vburshteyn wrote:
>> Hi, folks, i am back with more info requests.
>> Does anybody have NGINX in fail over mode?  in case if one server fails
>> then the other one will take over.  I know there are tons of tools to
>> monitor for hardware failure, but i was just curious if anybody has
>> something to monitor software level.
> nginx supports fail over for upstreams, but if you mean fail over between
> two or more peer nginxes, then it is not supported. This is actually not
> nginx's task at all.
> --
> Igor Sysoev

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