CSS1500 - Problem with "none web application"

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Apr 5th, 2007

Hi,

I need help. I'm trying to configure css (content & service) to load-balance a standard tcp application who works on port 911 BUT it's not a web application. The VIP binded on content answers to ping but not to telnet on port 911 (I perform telnet just to test the application). If I configure an URL, the VIP address answers but, like it's not for web, I'm not suppose to have any URL to enter.


What's the problem?


** My service is alive.


service Alarmes-1

ip address 2.2.2.2

keepalive type tcp

protocol tcp

port 911

keepalive frequency 15

keepalive retryperiod 15

active


content ALARMES

vip address 1.1.1.1

add service Alarmes-1

protocol tcp

port 911

active

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Gilles Dufour Fri, 04/06/2007 - 03:17

when you configure a url you just forces the css to spoof the connection and respond to client SYN on behalf of the server.


If you do not get a response with a layer 4 rule [the one you have configured without the url] it's only because the server does not respond, because the server response does not come back through the CSS.


Sniff the traffic on the server to see what is going on.


Gilles.

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