[asterisk-users] High Availability with Asterisk

Johann Steinwendtner steinwendtner at gmx.net
Fri Mar 7 10:52:51 CST 2014

On 2014-03-07 17:31, Paul Belanger wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 6, 2014 at 3:33 PM, Markus <universe at truemetal.org> wrote:
>> Hi Thorolf,
>> Am 06.03.2014 16:21, schrieb Thorolf Godawa:
>>> Using (para-)virtualization with Xen could be an other option, on
>>> systems with low load this works reliable, but what happens on systems
>>> with high load? Are there any issues known about problems with the
>>> realtime, packet loss etc. because it runs in a VM?
>> hmm, all my Asterisk'es run in (KVM) VMs, no issues there. But how is this
>> related to high availability? I think it's not. :)
>> I think the way to go for high availability (and scalability) is Kamailio!
>> In a redundant setup, running on 2 separate physical machines (maybe in a
>> VM, doesn't matter). Then you make them failsafe using whatever tool(s)
>> available. Then you can set up 1, 2, 10 or 100 Asterisk "behind" Kamailio
>> and any of them could fail (but 1 :-) ) and you will still be online.
Sorry, for the stupid question, but what happens if Kamailio fails ?




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