Load balancing question

Michael Sweet mike at easysw.com
Fri Apr 8 20:03:46 PDT 2005

angelb at bugarin.us wrote:
> If I have two CUPS server running in parallel for load balancing and
> failsafe operation, what criteria does a client system used to figure
> out when to alternate between systems?

Each job is sent to the next available printer in the class, so
for two servers it will alternate between them.

> Does the ServerName in the client.conf affect how the client behaves
> in a load-balancing environment?

No, but it does affect which server the client apps talk to...

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Internet Printing and Publishing Software        http://www.easysw.com

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