only redirection with perlbal

Martin Atkins mart at
Thu Jul 20 19:30:11 UTC 2006

Ask Bjørn Hansen wrote:
> On Jul 20, 2006, at 2:15, Abhishek Pokharna wrote:
>> Is there a way to configure perlbal such that it simply redirects  the 
>> request to a single server, cache connections and avoids the  overhead 
>> of load balancing?
> What overhead?  I frequently use it like that.

Agreed. I have three "real" installations of Perlbal where I'm simply 
using it as a reverse proxy with no load balancing. The only noticable 
overhead is that the configuration file is very verbose for something so 
simple. :)

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