Pound is an open source lightweight software for reverse proxy and load balancing solution. As a reverse-proxy load balancing server, it allows the requests from the HTTP/HTTPS clients and distributes them to more than one Web servers. This article explains the configuration of Load balancer with Pound in Ubuntu
Testing EnvironmentIP Address Hostname Pound Load Balancer 192.168.5.145 node1.example.com Apache Webserver 1 192.168.5.146 node2.example.com Apache Webserver 2 192.168.5.147 node3.example.com
Provide hostname resolution between the three machines either configure DNS server or [...]
In this article we are going to learn about POUND – to load balancer for Web servers. It is developed by ITSECURITY company, which is a open source light weight reverse proxy tool. One of the advantage is When a back end server is failed or recovered from a failure, it detects automatically and manage the load in stable.
For this setup I have taken the following IP’s Pound Gateway Server : 192.168.5.55 Web Server 01 : 192.168.5.80 Web Server 02 : 192.168.5.207Step 1: To install Pound Load Balancer on Gateway Server
Using pre-compiled RPM packages to install [...]