Managing Network Load Balancing Clusters

Managing Network Load Balancing Clusters

Network Load Balancing Manager (Nlbmgr.exe) is a new tool for Windows Server 2003. It provides the graphical interface for managing, monitoring, and configuring Network Load Balancing clusters. Its command-line counterpart is Nlb.exe. Both tools use the NLB application programming interface (API) to manage Network Load Balancing.

Creating a New Network Load Balancing Cluster

You create Network Load Balancing clusters using the Network Load Balancing Manager (see Figure 18-4). Start Network Load Balancing Manager from the Administrative Tools menu or by typing nlbmgr at the command prompt.

Figure 18-4. Use Network ...

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