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From Leif Hedstrom <>
Subject Re: Best practice for high availability clustering
Date Tue, 24 Apr 2012 17:17:56 GMT
On 4/24/12 11:00 AM, Leif Hedstrom wrote:
> On 4/24/12 10:41 AM, Christopher Arnold wrote:
>> Will an ats cluster work correctly if load balanced using a layer 3 or 4 
>> slb solution like a netscaler?
> Yeah, why not ? I used to use ATS behind both DSR and Inline SLBs, with 
> the origins typically behind a DSR SLB. Personally, going forward, I would 
> put ATS on local TCP anycast, with 10GigE NICs straight to the BAS (and 
> then to the router).

I should add, if you don't worry about e.g. SYN flood attacks, then an SLB 
in DSR mode would be able to load balance a ton of traffic to the ATS layer.

-- leif

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