Payam Chychi pchychi at gmail.com
Sun Jul 24 01:35:11 UTC 2011

what you are looking for is a LB with DSR mode (direct server return)
this is done by manipulating the mac add header ... you could hack 
something up yourself or purchase an appliance from known vendors that 
support dsr mode (brocade/a10 being 2 of many...)


On 11-07-23 02:56 PM, Maxim Dounin wrote:
> Hello!
> On Sat, Jul 23, 2011 at 11:35:05AM -0400, andrejvanderzee wrote:
>> I have a question about nginx configured as a load-balancer. Usually,
>> when HTTP requests are balanced to a back-end server, the HTTP reply is
>> sent back to the client through the load-balancer. Is this also the case
>> for nginx,
> Yes.
>> or is it also possible to configure nginx that the backend
>> server will directly respond to the client? I wonder...
> No.
> Maxim Dounin
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