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Re: [Linux-cluster] Why virtual ip?



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Pedro Espinoza wrote:
> Gurus, I have a naive question?
> 
> Why cluster nodes need to have virtual ip?

So that a service can be relocated transparently without the client's
awareness.

The IP's are sometimes referred to as "floating" addresses since they
are moved between nodes when the service they belong to moves.

Regards,
Bryn.

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