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  Clustering and Load Balancing in Tomcat 5, Part 1
Subject:   Does load balancing help in case of no response from one of the servers ?
Date:   2007-01-09 21:02:45
From:   Tomcat_User
Hello,


Please can someone tell me if load balancing helps if one of the servers does not respond. In other words, if the request is sent to 'A' server andf it fails to respond, then can the resquest be redirected to server 'B'


-Tomcat_User

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  • Does load balancing help in case of no response from one of the servers ?
    2007-04-20 12:10:19  RickyMartin@HK [View]

    I think you mixed up load balancing and fail over.

    As the author said, Tomcat doesn't support fail over on its version 5. You may require the web server to redistribute the request to another node i.e. B