[OpenSIPS-Users] 2.4 and AnyCast Setup

Jonathan Mabrito mabritoj at gmail.com
Thu Jun 21 10:13:01 EDT 2018

Thanks! So it does sound like AnyCast is at the routing protocol level...I
was thinking it was multicast for some reason. Alrighty then...I know what
needs to be done on my end and a few scenarios I can try and get it
working. My main roadblock is that we are running Cisco EIGRP setup (not
that this is your issue...just more summarizing on what I found for anyone
else who might be reading this)...so either I can redistribute some static
routes into our EIGRP process or setup a new OSPF process and a new network
address space (say another /24) and redistribute that into our EIGRP
process. OSPF would be the more elegant and reliable way (as each server
will be advertising itself when its up) but static is going to be easier to
get going and less overhead of not having to setup OSPF (but with static,
it wont technically know when a server is down and I am then relying on
longer time outs before the other static route metric kicks in). Anywho...I
have some trial and error on my side now.

I do have one more question. Right now we use VRRPD between our two 2.3
nodes. If I was to stay with this method for 2.4, but do the dialog
replication, that would also be an acceptable solution for us. I am
confused though on this statement in the Clustering blog:

 "When starting OpenSIPS, you need to check the HA status of the node (by
inspecting the HA system) and to decide which node will start as owner of
the tag:"

Is that something OpenSIPS does automatically to determine if that VRRPD
VIP IP is active on itself and set the "dlg_sharing_tag" to active  or do I
have to add extra logic somewhere?

On Thu, Jun 21, 2018 at 6:24 AM Răzvan Crainea <razvan at opensips.org> wrote:

> Hi, Jonathan!
> The guys from Irontech have written a very nice blogpost regarding how
> they set up their environment. You should definitely give it a try:
> https://blog.irontec.com/testing-opensips-anycast-support/
> Hope it helps!
> Best regards,
> Răzvan
> On 06/20/2018 10:36 PM, Jonathan Mabrito wrote:
> > Hoping I can get some guidance/pointed in the right direction on this
> > subject. Looking at standing up a 2.4 AnyCast 2 node cluster and try out
> > the new 2.4 dialog cluster features (will be a upgrade/migration from
> > 2.3). Not entirely sure what is needed to make this work from the
> > AnyCast perspective
> >
> > When setting up AnyCast, I know the network and routers need some config
> > to support AnyCast. I know this question falls more in the topics of
> > networking, but hoping I can get some guidance on what was done maybe on
> > the test servers when it was developed? Not looking for specific
> > configs, just xyz you should look at this or that type responses if
> > possible.
> >
> > Right now, I have the two nodes stood up, but the AnyCast IP I am trying
> > to bring online is not reachable yet. I know I need to do some network
> > statements, just trying to grasp what they are.
> >
> > Any advice/help to point me in the right direction would be appreciated.
> > --
> > -Jonathan
> >
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