[stunnel-users] Problem with roundrobbin failover mode?
bwilkins at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 20:08:36 CET 2013
Yes, but the keyword is resolve to multiple return IP addresses. I don't
think your setup is doing that. If it is, then I am wrong and there is a
On Monday, January 7, 2013, Matt Wise wrote:
> That's really odd because the man page states that you can use multiple
> connect statements.
> *connect = address*
> connect to a remote address
> If no host is specified, the host defaults to localhost.
> Multiple *connect* options are allowed in a single service section.
> If host resolves to multiple addresses and/or if multiple *connect* options
> are specified, then the remote address is chosen using a round-robin
> However, I do think we're seeing the behavior you mentioned...
> Sent from my iPad
> I am pretty sure stunnel uses the final connect string as the connect
> host. Round robin only works if dns returns multiple addresses. There was a
> user patch a while ago that provided a different way.
>> I've got dozens of clients connecting with Stunnel to a group of 5
>> servers. Each system has a config that looks like this:
>> > cert = /etc/stunnel/zookeeper.pem
>> > key = /etc/stunnel/zookeeper.key
>> > CAfile = /etc/stunnel/zookeeper_ca.pem
>> > verify = 2
>> > delay = yes
>> > sslVersion = TLSv1
>> > client = yes
>> > setuid = stunnel4
>> > setgid = stunnel4
>> > pid = /var/lib/stunnel4/zookeeper.stunnel4.pid
>> > socket = l:TCP_NODELAY=1
>> > socket = r:TCP_NODELAY=1
>> > TIMEOUTconnect = 2
>> > session = 86400
>> > debug = 5
>> > [zookeeper]
>> > accept = 127.0.0.1:2182
>> > failover = rr
>> > connect = prod-zookeeper:2182
>> > connect = prod-zookeeper-1:2182
>> > connect = prod-zookeeper-2:2182
>> > connect = prod-zookeeper-3:2182
>> > connect = prod-zookeeper-4:2182
>> > connect = prod-zookeeper-5:2182
>> Essentially the first host is a load balancer, and the next 5 are the
>> actual zookeeper hosts so that we can bypass the ELB if its giving us fits.
>> Now what we're seeing is that almost every connection ends up on
>> prod-zookeeper-5. Over and over and over again, our hosts pick the same
>> system each time. We're running Stunnel 4.52:
>> > Clients allowed=8000
>> > stunnel 4.52 on i486-pc-linux-gnu platform
>> > Compiled/running with OpenSSL 0.9.8k 25 Mar 2009
>> > Threading:PTHREAD SSL:ENGINE Auth:LIBWRAP Sockets:POLL,IPv6
>> Any ideas what might be wrong here? Obviously we want the connections to
>> be *roughly* random across the list of hosts... and if one of the hosts
>> goes down, and the connection fails, we want the stunnel service to try
>> again, and randomly pick a new host. It doesn't really seem to be doing
>> that though.
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