failover / fault-tolerant configurations

J Davis mrsalty0 at
Thu May 22 01:29:15 MSD 2008

On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 4:41 PM, alex clemesha <clemesha at> wrote:

> > Session affinity can be enable in nginx using ip_hash directive of the
> nginx
> > upstream module.
> > One thing this will not get you is session failover. In other words, if
> your
> > active instance of nginx dies the current information about session
> affinity
> > will also be lost.
> I had a feeling this might be the case.  Are there any
> specific ways one can minimize / eliminate the loss of the
> current session information, or is this not possible with Nginx?

None that I am aware of.  But I image a sufficiently determined module
developer could create one.

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