Hi,

Consider the following setup:

  • 2 relay servers in DMZ managing Mobilink and Afaria connections
  • 1 F5) hardware loadbalancer in front.
  • Afaria , Mobilink manuals tend to mention that 'sticky sessions' should be implemented on the LB, but never mention specifics. Does this mean 'any kind' of sticky session?

asked 15 Nov '13, 08:55

ddeconin's gravatar image

ddeconin
51226
accept rate: 0%


The Relay Server doesn't specifically need any type of sticky sessions from a Load Balancer. In a properly configured Relay Server environment, any Relay Server in a farm will know which backend server to pass the HTTP packet to based on the ias-rs-sessionid cookie (or lack thereof) in the HTTP headers.

permanent link

answered 15 Nov '13, 09:03

Reg%20Domaratzki's gravatar image

Reg Domaratzki
5.3k33577
accept rate: 40%

1

There were cases with older versions of the Relay Server where if a client made concurrent HTTP reqests from different sockets on the same machine using the same ias-rs-sessionid cookie to a Relay Server farm, you might require stickiness on the load balancer.

(15 Nov '13, 09:57) Reg Domaratzki
Your answer
toggle preview

Follow this question

By Email:

Once you sign in you will be able to subscribe for any updates here

By RSS:

Answers

Answers and Comments

Markdown Basics

  • *italic* or _italic_
  • **bold** or __bold__
  • link:[text](http://url.com/ "title")
  • image?![alt text](/path/img.jpg "title")
  • numbered list: 1. Foo 2. Bar
  • to add a line break simply add two spaces to where you would like the new line to be.
  • basic HTML tags are also supported

Question tags:

×295
×25
×4
×3

question asked: 15 Nov '13, 08:55

question was seen: 822 times

last updated: 15 Nov '13, 09:57