From: Conor Daly (conor.daly at domain oceanfree.net)
Date: Wed 23 May 2001 - 12:33:20 IST
On Wed, May 23, 2001 at 08:22:32AM +0100 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
Fergal Moran thought:
> Maybe mailservers was a bad example - in fact I don't know why I said it
> because we are only running one mailserver in here. What I really should
> have said is webservers - because we will be running squillions of them here
> all on port 80.
I guess you'll need to use IPV6 numbers, squillions won't fit into IPV4
> No - we aren't looking for round robin or any kind of load balancing dealy
> here just to route requests straight through to the appropriate machine...
> > More details of exactly what you are trying to do and we
> > might be able to be
> > of more help.
> Basically what we want is if a packet is sent to port n on machine
> aaa.bbb.ccc.ddd then we want it to end up at port n on machine
> aaa.bbb.ccc.ddd. Can this be done with smoothwall - or indeed anything
> running under linux or do we need some more fancy gizmos
Correct me if I'm wrong but isn't this just a matter of opening port 80
all-all? Is aaa.bbb.ccc.ddd a routable IP address?
-- Conor Daly <conor.daly at domain oceanfree.net> Domestic Sysadmin :-) --------------------- Faenor.cod.ie 9:53am up 3 days, 22:01, 0 users, load average: 0.16, 0.03, 0.01 Hobbiton.cod.ie 9:54am up 2 days, 22:55, 2 users, load average: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00
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