AW: [DRBD-user] Need Advice from the Masters

Lars Ellenberg Lars.Ellenberg at
Fri May 13 13:56:07 CEST 2005

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

/ 2005-05-13 08:26:51 +0200
\ Matthias Weigel:

Frank suggested IPSEC

> some things to consider with IPSEC
> - reduced MTU
> - IPSEC might drop/delay some packets, e.g. during IKE renegotiation
> - IPSEC might temporarily transmit one-way only
> does DRBD behave?

well, it should.  mtu is not a problem.
dropped/delayed packets are handled by tcp.
one-way only: I never heard of that effect.
but worst case is probably a tcp connection loss and reconnect, with
(very short) resynchronization phase.

	Lars Ellenberg

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