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SSH and load balancing failover not playing nice together
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I configured load balancing with failover and now I am unable to SSH into the router on any interface configured for load balancing. Anyone else experience this or know of a work around? Failover works fine but SSH will not work unless I remove load balancing from the interface. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.

Thank you!


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EwaldvanGeffen added a subscriber: EwaldvanGeffen.EditedMar 5 2017, 2:14 PM

This is more likely a configuration problem. Did you enable the local-traffic-loadbalancing option and is your SSH traffic handled by any WLB rule (or left untouched?). Also post your routing table when all wan interfaces are up. What is the status of the enable-sticky-connections option? From where do you test your SSH connectivity from (a connected subnet of vyos? a routed-subnet ?)

You were exactly right. The enable-local-traffic option for load balancing was causing the problem. After deleting that option from my config SSH started working again. Thank you so much for pointing me in the right direction. :-)

syncer closed this task as Resolved.Mar 8 2017, 9:47 AM
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