Alteon detail

Anders Berg andersb at
Sat Aug 19 13:04:06 CEST 2006

On Aug 19, 2006, at 11:04, Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:

> "Anders Berg" <andersb at> writes:
>> Lets say I have a group of machine X and Y. This group can have  
>> virtual
>> servers on them, and for example. In Alteon I can  
>> say that
>> if works, then works (only 1 healthcheck as HTTP  
>> 1.0). But
>> I can also set it to healthcheck and Since  
>> and
>> are on the same servers X and Y, I have to use virtual  
>> servers.
>> Alteon uses HTTP 1.1 to do that. So can be "down" while  
>> is
>> "up".
>>, and the group of machines that serv it  
>> only run 1
>> service, so Alteon does a HTTP/1.0.
>> and the group of servers that serv it have virtual  
>> hosts (they
>> also serv, even if IP adress is not the same, the  
>> group of
>> servers are).
> This explains why we couldn't run both and on
> Varnish...  the Alteon would probe without a Host: header
> and would get a 404.

Oh? I didn't catch that that was the reason. Sorry, I could have  
informed you guys about it then.
My bad. I'll fix it right this instant that it will send a HTTP 1.1  

Anders Berg

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