load balancing between 3 servers where nginx and apache installed on each of them
anebi at iguanait.com
Wed Nov 7 14:49:56 UTC 2012
I have 3 servers and on each server is installed nginx and apache. I want
to set these 3 servers load balance each other. One of them will be main
server that will accept the traffic from clients and balance to the other 2
servers. I have a failover ip that can be switched at any time to the other
2 servers in case that main server fail totally.
So I have a question about nginx configuration related to upstreams part.
Should I proceed that way:
1. On Main server i set upstreas like that:
server 127.0.0.1:8080; (this is apache installed on same machine)
server server2; (this is second server, on it on port 80 listens nginx)
server server3 backup; (this is third server, on it on port 80 listens
2. On second and third servers i set only 1 upstream:
server 127.0.0.1:8080; (i set only this and not the others to prevent loop)
Is this correct way to do it or there is a better way?
Awaiting for your reply.
Thank you in advance.
Iguana Information Technologies, SL
Calle López de Hoyos 35, 1º
28002 Madrid, España (Spain)
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