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Data Center Fundamentals by Maurizio Portolani, Mauricio Arregoces - CCIE No. 3285

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Chapter 17. Server Health Management

This chapter covers the following topics:

• The use of load-balancing devices to gracefully “shut down” servers in a server farm (that is, to gracefully redirect client requests to other servers in the cluster)

• How load balancers can prevent overload on servers by means of slowstart and with maxconnections settings

• How XML and SNMP allow applications to control load-balancing devices

• How load balancers can monitor the health of servers by means of in-band or out-of-band probes, and how to choose the probe to use

• The description of the most commonly used probes

• How to configure load-balancing devices to monitor virtual hosting environments

• How to configure load-balancing devices to monitor web ...

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