Old 14th April 2010, 22:34
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Default Mysql Cluster over VPN


First, let me thank you for the great work that you are doing.

I'm trying to set up a Mysql Cluster over AWS instances, but due to the limitations of Amazon(single ip /instance) i cannot use a virtual IP.
So, i decided to setup a VPN network first so i can have all the IP that i need.

I set up the VPN, all works fine regarding it.

I followed the instructions in http://www.howtoforge.com/loadbalanc...cluster_debian in order to set up the cluster.

I used debian lenny for the setup.

The following IP addresses are used: -load balancer -sql1 Virtual IP

On the load balacer node (only one, which is also the OpenVPN server ) i have the following:

logfacility local0
bcast tun0
mcast tun0 694 1 0
auto_failback off
node <name provided by uname -n for this amazon instance>
node loadb2
respawn hacluster /usr/lib/heartbeat/ipfail
apiauth ipfail gid=haclient uid=hacluster
<name provided by uname -n for this amazon instance> \
ldirectord::ldirectord.cf \
LVSSyncDaemonSwap::master \

# Global Directives

virtual =
service = mysql
real = gate
real = gate
checktype = negotiate
login = "ldirector"
passwd = "ldirectorpassword121"
database = "ldirectordb"
request = "SELECT * FROM connectioncheck"
scheduler = wrr

A few checks reveal:

ip addr sh tun0
3: tun0: <POINTOPOINT,MULTICAST,NOARP,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 1500 qdisc pfifo_fast state UNKNOWN qlen 100
inet peer scope global tun0
inet brd scope global tun0
ipvsadm -L -n
IP Virtual Server version 1.2.1 (size=4096)
Prot LocalAddress:Port Scheduler Flags
-> RemoteAddress:Port Forward Weight ActiveConn InActConn
TCP wrr
-> Route 1 0 0
-> Route 1 0 0
/etc/ha.d/resource.d/LVSSyncDaemonSwap master status
master running
(ipvs_syncmaster pid: 1474)

ldirectord ldirectord.cf status
ldirectord for /etc/ha.d/ldirectord.cf is running with pid: 1391

However, when i try to connect to the virtual ip i get the following
mysql -h -u ldirector -p
Enter password:
ERROR 2003 (HY000): Can't connect to MySQL server on '' (111)
What am i doing wrong? Is The fact that i'm running it over VPN?
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