Load Balancing FreeRADIUS with CLUSTERIP

Alexander Clouter alex at digriz.org.uk
Wed Mar 2 19:57:13 CET 2011

Randy Wilson <randyedwilson at gmail.com> wrote:
> Does anyone have any experience of load balancing two or more FreeRADIUS
> servers using the iptables CLUSTERIP target?
> [snipped]
> I have some production SMTP and FTP clusters that are load balanced in a
> similar way, with Pacemaker handling the failover, that have been running
> quite well for over a year.
We anycast our FreeRADIUS servers and have had great success with this.


No single points of failure to fail as the resilence is in your routers, 
if those fail you have bigger problems :)


[1] also we do this for unbound (DNS resolver), squid (HTTP proxy) and 

Alexander Clouter
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