[Spread-users] Re: [mod_backhand-users] Wackamole: Same IP on different hosts

Yair Amir yairamir at cnds.jhu.edu
Sun Sep 2 10:37:05 EDT 2001


I am forwarding this message also to the Spread users list. If there will be more
interest in wackamole, we'll open another mailing list for it off the backhand page.

You have a very good point regarding removing all virtual IP addresses
assigned to wackamole when the process terminates.


	:) Yair.

Martin Domig wrote:
> Hello
> This is not a question about mod_backhand, but about wackamole. As there is
> no dedicated wackamole mailing list on lists.backhand.org i'm asking here.
> I've played around with wackamole a bit, it's nice to have software that
> just works.
> However, there is following misbehaviour which I believe it is a bug:
> Should, for some reason, on host A running wackamole and having assigned a
> virtual IP from wackamole, the wackamole process being terminated, that
> virtual IP gets assigned to another host (host B), but is not removed from
> host A. The result is having two different hosts with the same IP in a
> network, and that's not too good.
> Is this a configuration issue or the intended behaviour of wackamole?
> If not, I suggest adding code to remove all virtual IP adresses assigned
> from wackamole when terminating the wackamole process itself.
> Thanks
> Martin Domig
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