From: Matt Ayres (matta_at_tektonic.net)
Date: Fri 27 Feb 2004 - 00:19:13 GMT
Honestly, there shouldn't be a limit :)
I can think of a situation where many high end hosting providers provide
an IP to each website they sell, while others may have a server set
aside just for hosting SSL websites. In cases such as this 200+ IP's
could be used within a VServer easily.
On Thu, 2004-02-26 at 19:15, Kevin Gray wrote:
> After discussions on the irc channel, Herbert thought it might be a good
> idea to get some feedback on the following question. Any input is
> How many ip addresses should be sufficient for a single vserver?
> If you think more than a few (more than 16 for example), would it be
> more useful/appropriate given your setup to use ranges of ips or enter
> them one by one?
> Just for my feedback to start:
> We normally use one ip address per vserver, but for some of our hosting
> services, we have 32 customers in a single vserver. The reason being,
> less individual services (overhead), more customers on a server, etc.
> The number 32 is used because of the limitation of adding secondary
> members to a group in reference to permissions. Instead of changing this
> in the kernel (if possible), we decided to increase the limitation in
> vserver tools/patch to allow more than 16 ip addresses. We do not use
> ranges only for the reason that other than the hassle of obtaining
> additional subnets, our existing free ips are not in blocks, but
> randomly throughout..
> Kevin Gray
> Sr. Network Administrator
> Vserver mailing list
-- Matt Ayres <matta_at_tektonic.net> TekTonic
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