Re: [Vserver] ability to use 130+ ips within a vserver yet?

From: Chuck <>
Date: Thu 06 Apr 2006 - 12:04:38 BST
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On Thursday 06 April 2006 06:55 am, Chuck wrote:

my only other option is to do policy routing which i don't think our
switch/router ios is right for.. at least then i could target the entier /24
for port 80 requests and translate them to something like 7080 before it gets
to the machine and then back out again. messy at best i suspect.

> tuesday, i ran into a major emergency with a hardware failure on our email
> machine which uses 130 ip addresses. my only choice was to move it to the
> host side of our dell vserver host. this is presently causing an extreme
> amount of port clashes as the email server wants to grab every ip on port 80
> for webmail rather than stick to a single /24 and i so far have not found a
> way to bind it to only a single network.
> putting it into a guest would cure all of this i believe... i did not do
> initially due to the 16 ip limitations...
> is that limitation released yet? or is there code available which works well
> enough to stuff it into a production environment? i have had to shut down
> vservers just to get mail to run :(
> the only other option i have is to buy a replacement server and put mail
> that which i prefer not to do as we are targeting a large new server to put
> all the vservers onto which would leave the dell to run email as a stand
> alone machine but this wont happen for a good month yet as once the server
> comes in i have to recompile every virtual to live on amd64/opteron arch as
> move them over (quite time consuming considering i am moving 40+ vservers
> a p3 intel environment)..
> --
> Chuck
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