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Network Load Balancing Manager failover

I would like to be notified when one of my clusters in Network Load Balancing Manager starts up or fails. The documentation seems to infer that there are no advanced scripting, logging, or ...
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131 views

Misunderstanding about packet travel over NLB-Network

I'm doing a LAB about NLB(Network load balancing) on Windows Server 2008 - Unicast mode. But I can't understand how the packet travel across the Network... ...
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175 views

Predictive vs Least Connection Load Balancing Techniques

I have a windows based desktop application that communicates via TCP to the application servers. (windows 2003). No sticky sessions between client calls. We have exactly 2 servers to load balance and ...
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1answer
196 views

Sharing Windows 7 NLB in home network [closed]

I have read this question and have been googling trying to do what is in the title, with no luck. I´ve tried bridging connections, ICS, etc. I have two separate internet connections from two ...
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0answers
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WS2008R2 - Network Load Balancing and IIS - I have no idea

I'd like to avoid discussion of IIS ARR for now - it isn't essential to get NLB working. I have two computers (both in the same domain, btw) who are connected to two networks: A private internal ...
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2answers
782 views

Simple IP load balancer for web service that runs on Windows XP or Windows 7 Professional?

I've a closed code application that needs to connect to a web service that needs to run on XPs or Windows 7 (desktop). The application can only connect to a single IP address. The application is low ...
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3answers
521 views

Windows Load Balancing over many subnets; how many IP addresses are required

I have two hosts that have an interface in 4 different LAN subnets (no WANs apply here). 10.1.1.x 10.1.2.x 10.1.3.x 10.1.4.x Assume that each subnet will need a local service of x.x.x.9 as the ...
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174 views

Microsoft NLB + MySQL + IIS7

Here is my setup: HyperV VM 1: Server 2008 R2 + Microsoft Network Load Balancer (NLB) + MySQL + IIS 3 NICs- LAN1 - Management 192.168.1.1 LAN2 - Web 192.168.1.2 LAN3 - SQL 192.168.1.3 HyperV VM 2: ...
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How NLB will work with IIS-7 web services?

We'are going to join 2 (two) IIS7 web-servers into NLB with the same web-service published (2 instances of the same web-service one per web-server). Do I understand correctly, that NLB will work for ...
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2answers
219 views

Network Load Balancing Windows server 2008

I have a questions about load balancing configurations. Maybe someone already asked this question but I didn't find something similar on the web. The Actual Configuration is . I Have two servers ...
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2answers
603 views

MaxKeepAliveRequests for IIS7 (with NLB)

We have an IIS7 running on several nodes in an NLB cluster. The NLB nodes are set to Affinity:None so that new connections are spread across them. We want KeepAlive switched on so that we can get ...
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Load balanced IIS. Should I use NLB, or linux-based reverse proxy, or something else?

What would be the best approach for load-balancing at least 2-3 Windows 2008 R2 IIS webservers running a multitude of .NET applications? My choices appear to be: 1) Hardware-based network device load ...
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1answer
95 views

Can I run two virtual Windows Server 2008 machines in an NLB Cluster all on one Windows 7 box?

I am writing a prototype ASP.NET web application that demonstrates the use of distributed caching for scalability purposes. In order to do this, I would like to set up a couple of load balanced ...
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1answer
4k views

NLB RPC server is unavailable on the specified computer

Firstly, I'll admit that my networking knowledge is limited so as people request more information I'll update this question accordingly. I am trying to create a NLB Cluster across 2 Windows Server ...
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1answer
452 views

Using Windows Network Load Balancing for one IP only?

When configuring NLB, you choose the cluster IP. This removes any other secondary IP addresses for the network adapter. How can I have one cluster IP shared by NLB while still having multiple ...
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1answer
138 views

Moving from a single IIS to a webfarm using NLB with minimal downtime?

Say the IP of our website is 1.1.1.1, and we want to set up NLB, is it best to set 1.1.1.1 as the virtual IP - could mess this up and cause downtime... Better to set the virtual IP as 1.1.1.2, then ...
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1answer
571 views

Uneven load with Microsoft Network Load Balancing (Server 2003)

I am a network administrator at a small company that uses Network Load Balancing (NLB) to cluster our terminal servers together. Recently, we changed our network setup due to PCI-DSS compliance. ...
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1answer
1k views

Windows 2008 Server Standard Edition, supports NLB?

Windows 2008 Server Standard Edition, supports NLB?
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Windows Network Load Balancing on ESX Cluster with Dell PowerConnect stacks

We recently switched out our Cisco 6500 core switch for a pair of Dell PowerConnect 6248 stacks. Since then, our Network Load Balanced Sharepoint, which runs on two virtual machines on an ESX cluster ...
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3answers
861 views

Good idea to use NLB for DNS servers?

Is it a good idea to use NLB to load balance DNS requests to primary and secondary dns servers on port 53?
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1answer
137 views

Updated: NLB 2 Windows Server 2003 Servers - Looking to Hire SysAdmin to solve!

I need to configure windows NLB on 2 dedicated servers I have. My main machine has been running for some time, with several domain names pointing to the servers primary IP address. Both servers have ...
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1answer
986 views

Can I use NLB to balance multiple sites on the same (n) servers?

I know this is probably a simple question, but I can't seem to find a definitive answer anywhere. We have two servers (Win2K3 SP1) running a single website on IIS 6.0 under NLB. Each server is ...
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Linux equivalent of Windows NLB

With Windows, we can setup load balancing for arbitrary IP services just by installing NLB and selecting which nodes we want in the cluster. It does some MAC address changing, then has algorithms to ...