A server pool consists of backend server members. After you create a server pool, you associate a service monitor with the pool to manage and share the backend servers flexibly and efficiently.

Repeat this procedure to create two server pools. Use the values indicated in the procedure to create the first and second 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://mgmt01vc51.lax01.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 172.17.11.65 as the NSX Manager and double-click the LAX01PSC51 NSX Edge to manage its network settings.

5

Click the Manage tab, click Load Balancer, and select Pools.

6

Click the Add icon and in the New Pool dialog box, enter the following values.

Setting

Value

Name

PSC-HTTPS

Algorithm

ROUND-ROBIN

Monitors

default-tcp-monitor


7

New Members dialog box, click the Add icon to add the first pool member.

8

In the New Member dialog box, enter the following values, and click OK.

Setting

Values for First Server Pool

Values for Second Server Pool

Name

mgmt01psc51

mgmt01psc51

IP Address/VC Container

mgmt01psc51

mgmt01psc51

Monitor Port

443

389

Weight

1

1


9

Under Members, click the Add icon to add the second pool member.

10

In the New Member dialog box, enter the following values, click OK and click OK to save the PSC server pools.

Setting

Values for First Server Pool

Values for Second Server Pool

Enable Member

Selected

Selected

Name

comp01psc51

comp01psc51

IP Address/VC Container

comp01psc51

comp01psc51

Port

 
 

Monitor Port

443

389

Weight

1

1


11

Repeat the procedure to create the remaining server pool.