You can write an application rule to directly manipulate and manage IP application traffic.


Log in to vCloud Air and navigate to the vCloud Edge Gateway Services UI.

See Log In and Navigate to Advanced Networking Services for information.


Click the Load Balancer tab and Application Rules.


Click the Add (add icon) icon.

The Add Application Rule dialog box appears.


Type the name for the application rule.


Type the script for the application rule.

For information on the application rule syntax, see

For more information about creating application rules for load balancing in vCloud Air, see Application Rule Examples in the NSX Administration Guide.

Associate the new application rule to a virtual server added for the load balancer. Click the Load Balancer tab > Virtual Servers and the Edit (edit) icon. Associate applications rules by clicking the Advanced tab.

See Add a Virtual Server for the steps to associate applications rules with a virtual server.