[LON-CAPA-admin] Adding Access servers
batchelo at sfu.ca
Wed Mar 30 09:49:52 EST 2005
It's useful to hear how others have handled this.
We, have not yet tried the DNS roundrobin yet ,but merey tell the students to
always log in on any one of our 3 access servers. We don't tell them about
the library server.
Yes, one server tends to get more attention than the others.
But you are presumably aware of the file
which contains a list of servers to which sessions are off-loaded when the
pre-set lonLoadLim parameter is exceeded.
This will prevent serious overloading.
I believe the lonLoadLim parameter was one of the things you would have
responded to when you installed.
We currently set our t a value of 4.0
Note that off-loading only happens from access servers, (as an author would
not want to be off-loaded from the library server).
Off-loading only happens at the time of the initial login and not during a
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