ip_hash in active_active nginx setup

itpp2012 nginx-forum at nginx.us
Thu May 21 19:02:34 UTC 2015

s_n Wrote:
> Hi all,
> we want to use a F5 loadbalancer in front of two nginx instances,
> which balance the load to our app-nodes.

Why not cut out the F5, use stream to balance between the same instance(s)
(loop back) with either a single server block and loadbalanced upstream or
split up, which ever works best / more consistent in load distribution.

nginx is by default a better loadbalancer then a F5, but that's a personal

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