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NAME ^

Apache2::BalanceLogic - Perl extension for mod_proxy_balancer

SYNOPSIS ^

in httpd.conf

  PerlRequire /foo/bar/perl/startup.pl
  PerlHeaderParserHandler +Apache2::BalanceLogic
  perlSetVar CONFIG_PATH '/foo/bar/perl/Apache2/BalanceLogic/Config/MainConfig.yaml'

and write for mod_proxy_balancer

  ProxyPass / balancer://TEST/ stickysession=route_id
  <Proxy balancer://TEST/>
    BalancerMember http://your.backend.server_01/ route=1
    BalancerMember http://your.backend.server_02/ route=2
    BalancerMember http://your.backend.server_03/ route=3
    BalancerMember http://your.backend.server_04/ route=4
    BalancerMember http://your.backend.server_05/ route=5
  </Proxy>

Applcation Config file ( MainConfig.yaml )

  #--- select one Plugin module and config file
  Plugin:
    Name: 'DistByURL' 
    Config: '/foo/bar/perl/Apache2/BalanceLogic/Config/PluginConfig/DistByURL.yaml'
    #---
    #Name: 'DistByTime' 
    #Config: '/foo/bar/perl/Apache2/BalanceLogic/Config/PluginConfig/DistByTime.yaml'
    #---
    #Name: 'DistByCookie' 
    #Config: '/foo/bar/perl/Apache2/BalanceLogic/Config/PluginConfig/DistByCookie.yaml'
  #--- your server admin ipaddress. it can use __force__ option.
  ADMIN_IP:
    - 192.168.1.0/24

DESCRIPTION ^

This is a simple extention for 'mod_proxy_balancer'. You can put your original Plungin code that distribute the requests among the backend servers by your original algorithm. In other words, this is a "inner cookie trick" for stickysession in mod_proxy_balancer. Let's enjoy!

Plugin ^

There are 3 sample Plugin modules. ( in Plugin directory )

  L<Apache2::BalanceLogic::Plugin::DistByCookie>
    distribute the requests by unique user cookie that maybe generated by usertrac module.
    this is implemented by a simple slurp division code.
  L<Apache2::BalanceLogic::Plugin::DistByTime>
    distribute the requests by time number ( hour ). see config file.
  L<Apache2::BalanceLogic::Plugin::DistByURL>
    by reqular expression on URL path string.

SEE ALSO ^

mod_perl

AUTHOR ^

Takeshi Miki <miki@cpan.org>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE ^

Copyright (C) 2007 Takeshi Miki

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself, either Perl version 5.8.8 or, at your option, any later version of Perl 5 you may have available.

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