Matt Mossholder on 17 Feb 2012 08:41:58 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] network choice from the application level

On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 10:59 AM,  <> wrote:
> I know virtually nothing about PHP, and haven't done the kind of Google search
> you describe, but I wonder if "shortest path" really means "lowest metric" if
> there are two paths with the same number of hops.
> If this is the case, then on the server running PHP, maybe you could:
> Â Â Â Âincrease the metric of the default route
> Â Â Â Âcreate a new route to the address of the db server
> Â Â Â Âwith a src address of the virtual IP on the PHP server
> Â Â Â Âand a lower metric
> Mark

I considered that, but in the case that Eric described, the
destination IP is always the same, it is source that needs to be
different for each of the two apps, so routing metrics won't help.

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