This Version has undergone many changes from the 0.9.1 version.
To use the old service.cfg config files please use the -l/--legacy commandline switch.
To use keepalived.conf files use the command line switch -k/--keepalived commandline switch.
Please remember to set this switch also in /etc/init.d/ipvsmand.
This Version comes with great new features:
* New flexible config file format
* Reading of keepalived.conf files
* Toggle Realservers on and off using the 't' key.
* Sorry Servers may be checked for their availability
* Improved status Display
* Syntax parser for the topology.cfg lets you help finding typos
* generic tcp_check module sends Message to the TCP service and parses
the answer of the service using an configurable regular expression
* HTTP_GET and HTTPS_GET checking modules. Also with regular
expression checking of the downloaded website.... read more
The new release 0.9.2 comes with
* New flexible topology config file with same
detail level as keepalived.conf
* Parser for keepalived config files
* improved status display: If a realserver is in trouble the service indicates this.
* Plugins for http/https, dns, ping, and a generic
You are welcome to download the coming version 0.9.2 from the SVN.
Due to the introduction of plugins for the livekeeping ipvsmand was broken.
The new release 0.9.1-6 fixes ipvsmand.
* Feature: AutoRefresh avaible by '-a' commandline switch
* Feature: Explizit Daemon restart on pressing 'r'.
* Feature: ipvsmand takes a realserver now under all circumstances out of the LB
if is has been suspended previously does not matter.
ipvsman now reads the configuration file
keepalived.conf instead of its own service.cfg if started with the -k commandline parameter.
This feature enables ipvsman to run as a GUI to the keepalived livekeeping daemon.
After some struggle and a complete rewriting of the code. ipvsman is now ready for deployment.