[ejabberd] Re: Highly Available setup Qs

Daryl Herzmann akrherz at iastate.edu
Tue Dec 19 20:30:45 MSK 2006


On Sun, 10 Dec 2006, Daryl Herzmann wrote:

> Greetings,
>
> I'm investigating how to setup ejabberd for high availability.  My userbase 
> will probably never exceed the capacity of a single machine, but I need a 
> jabber service that will have near 0 downtime (live failover, am I dreaming 
> here?) on a small budget.
>
> So my current thought is to Linux Virtual Server and float a virtual IP 
> between two real servers (ejabberd nodes).  Effectively, one cluster node 
> would always have all of the users on it, but that isn't a concern.
>
> Looking through the docs I notice that mod_muc is not cluster friendly.  I 
> definetely need MUC support, so will this be a show stopper for attempting 
> this setup?
>
> Anybody have ideas / docs on the best way to approach this?

Hi,  Anybody have comments?  Am I missing something obvious?

thanks!
   daryl


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