[Pool] Virtualization

Andreas Krüger timekeeper at famsik.de
Mon Jul 27 07:30:22 UTC 2015


Hi, Max and all,

> My pool servers are virtualized with KVM on my very own KVM
> hosts. Monitoring says, the server is pretty accurate and provides
> stable time for the last 2-3 years.

Thanks for sharing!

> But I wouldn't setup a pool server on a leased virtual server from
> another provider. I see, that some hosters are doing weird things on
> limiting/blocking UDP traffic directed or originating from virtual
> servers...

As often, one has choices.  If the hoster refuses to support X
cleanly, one valid reaction to that indeed is to refrain from doing X.
Another is, to move on to another hoster that does.  There are enough
of the second type afaik.

Regards, Andreas





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