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Microsoft Windows Server AppFabric Cookbook by Hammad Rajjoub, Rick G. Garibay

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Adding and removing servers from the farm

This recipe will walk you through the process of setting up Windows Network Load Balancing (NLB) and adding one or more Windows Server AppFabric application server hosts to a cluster.

The first thing we'll do is install the NLB feature on the first server that we will be configuring for the NLB cluster, then create the cluster, and add the first server to the cluster. This is the server we configured in the preceding recipe (Creating an initial base configuration), and in this recipe and those that follow, I refer to the first server in the cluster as W2K8R2-WSAF1. From there, we will verify that that we can reach the server via its own host name and IP address as well as the new NLB virtual host name and ...

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