Load balance - how to split incoming traffic unevenly



  • Hello Guys,

    This is my first post on the forum.

    I have been using pfsense for last couple of months for various purposes and so far everything works fine. Now, I have a few doubts regarding pfsense load balance. I have set up a load balance cluster with 3 web servers. I have added a VIP (public IP) and then load balanced it with three web servers (using their private IPs). Load balancer is working fine. However, I have a couple of questions; does pfsense do round robin load balancing? How can I split incoming traffic unevenly? for example, I would like to send 40% of incoming traffic to web server1, 50% of traffic to web server 2 and 10% of traffic to web server 3. Is is possible to implement this using pfsense load balancer?

    Thanks in advance.

    Lijeesh



  • not with the built in load balancer, you should be able to do that with one of the add-on options in packages, like haproxy is the one that's most frequently used for more advanced load balancing scenarios.


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