After load balancing is set up, the NSX load balancer distributes network traffic across multiple servers. When a virtual server receives a request, it chooses the appropriate pool to send traffic to. Each pool consists of one or more members. You create virtual servers for all of the configured server pools.

1

Log in to the Management vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.

a

Open a Web browser and go to https://mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.

b

Log in using the following credentials.

Setting

Value

User name

administrator@vsphere.local

Password

vsphere_admin_password

2

Click Networking & Security.

3

In the Navigator, click NSX Edges.

4

From the NSX Manager drop-down menu, select 172.16.11.65 as the NSX Manager and double-click the SFO01PSC01 NSX Edge to manage its network settings.

5

Click the Manage tab, click Load Balancer, and select Virtual Servers.

6

Click the Add icon, and in the New Virtual Server dialog box configure the values for the virtual server you are adding, and click OK

Setting

Value

Value

Enable Virtual server

Selected

Selected

Application Profile

PSC-TCP

PSC-HTTPS

Name

PSC-TCP

PSC-HTTPS

Description

389-LDAP,2012-Control Interface,2014-RPC Port,2020-Authentication,636-SSL LDAP

Data from the vSphere Web Client

IP Address

172.16.11.71

172.16.11.71

Protocol

TCP

HTTPS

Port

389,636,2012,2014,2020

443

Default Pool

PSC-TCP

PSC-HTTPS


7

Repeat Step step 6 to create a virtual server for each component. Upon completion, verify that you have successfully entered the virtual server names and their respective configuration values.