If you have recently switched to a load balancer setup or are experimenting with the configuration, you undoubtedly have noticed that after the switch your Apache log files no longer show the IP address of the visiting client for web traffic – it shows the IP address of the load balancer on all entries! However, do not panic, this isn’t permanent and the fix is simple!
If you own a business, the words “disaster recovery” and “data backup” are phrases you have most likely heard and that caused some concern. We live in a digital age where computers have replaced paper, and where business comes to a screeching halt when our servers or PCs go down. So now is the perfect time to ask a question – do you have a backup routine in place?