As colm has said this just mostly works, only other feature to be wary of is
port-security where the switch only allows on MAC per switch port.
Once the network people up the limit on the ports facing your servers it
shouldn't be a problem.
On Mon, Jun 06, 2005 at 01:49:35PM +0100, Niall O Broin wrote:
> I've used heartbeat (http://www.linux-ha.org) a few times before,
> rather successfully - it just works. However, I'm now looking at
> deploying it fro a project in a large organisation which has a very
> expensive network infrastructure and there is some concern about how
> their switches will react when packets from IP address w.x.y.z suddenly
> start arriving in on port B when they used arrive on port A (I presume
> this is an ARP issue of some sort). This has never been an issue
> whenever I've used heartbeat before, but it has been raised by the
> networking people in this organisation.
>> I realise that without more details about the networking
> infrastructure, which I don't currently have, it might be hard to say,
> but I'll ask anyway. In general, can this cause a problem, and if so,
> how can it be obviated?
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