Internal Layer 2 load balancing



  • Hey guys,

    I'm trying to do load balance two web servers, with the VIP and servers all on the same the subnet.

    Load balancer configuration:
    Virtual Server: 10.22.16.9:80
    Web Server 1: 10.22.16.10:80
    Web Server 2: 10.22.16.11:80

    I'm only using the WAN interface on this setup. The LAN is set to a random unused address.
    I've disabled packet filtering as I only want this device to act as a load balancer.

    I've tried creating a Proxy-ARP address for the 10.22.16.9 and I can see the MAC address of the WAN link on an gateway router but the address does not serve any content. Tested with nmap :)
    I've also tried using a CARP address for 10.22.16.9 but that seems to bring me to the web interface of PFsense  ???

    Does anyone know what I'm doing wrong?


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