Chapter 10Server Load Balancing (SLB)

See the following sections to configure and use these features:

10-1: SLB: Covers the configuration steps needed to provide load balancing of traffic to one or more server farms

10-2: SLB Firewall Load Balancing: Discusses the configuration steps necessary to load balance traffic to one or more firewall farms

10-3: SLB Probes: Explains the configuration steps needed to define probes that test server and firewall farm functionality

10-1: SLB

• SLB provides a virtual server IP address to which clients can connect, representing a group of real physical servers in a server farm. Figure 10-1 shows the basic SLB concept. A client accesses a logical “virtual” server (IP address v.v.v.v), which exists only ...

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