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MS NLB: why are multicast packets received by all servers on the LAN, not just members of the cluster

I have a MS NLB cluster (Win 2003) which includes just two hosts. The cluster is configured to use Multicast operation mode (not IGMP). For some reason I am seeing packets intended for the NLB ...
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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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Network Load Balancing problem

Summary I have two machines in an NLB cluster. If I shut-down one machine (to simulate failure) then the second doesn't take-up the load. I'm looking for help in diagnosing the reason for this. ...
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NLB Port Rules - Load Weight of 100

NLB allows admins to set up a node to handle 100% of the load for a particular port. If that node fails, will no other nodes handle the request because of the port rule?
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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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How do I prevent a server from joining the NLB when it starts up?

I have a problematic Windows Server 2003 box (MOSS 2007) that caused problems so we shut it down. When we bring it back up it joins the NLB (one other server) and causes problems. We tried shutting ...
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Control how requests are distributed on a NLB cluster

We are testing an application on an NLB cluster. We notice that the requests are not being spread evenly between the servers in the NLB cluster. Is there anyway do configure the requests to be ...
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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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Maximum concurrent connections to a Microsoft NLB Cluster

We recently had a problem with maximum conncurrent connections on a Microsoft NLB cluster, that I got an answer to on stackoverflow: ...