You can set up the BIG-IP system to load balance passive mode FTP traffic. You do this by using the default FTP profile. An FTP profile determines the way that the BIG-IP system processes FTP traffic.
You can perform these tasks to configure FTP passive mode load balancing.
|Passive||The monitor sends a data transfer request to the FTP server. When the FTP server receives the request, the FTP server initiates and establishes the data connection.|
|Port||The monitor initiates and establishes the data connection with the FTP server.|
|Yes||The system does nothing when the monitor check succeeds, and you must manually enable the monitored resource.|
|No||The system automatically re-enables the monitored resource after the next successful monitor check.|
|Yes||The system redirects error messages and other information to a log file created specifically for this monitor.|
|No||The system does not collect additional information or error messages related to this monitor. This is the default setting.|