You can a create load balancing pool, which is a logical set of devices, such as
web servers, that you group together to receive and process traffic, to efficiently
distribute the load on your resources. Using this procedure, create one pool that load balances the content servers, and one pool to load balance the routers.
On the Main tab, click
The Pool List screen opens.
The New Pool screen opens.
In the Name field, type a unique name for the
For the Health Monitors setting, in the
Available list, select a monitor type, and click
<< to move the monitor to the
Tip: Hold the Shift or Ctrl key to select more than one monitor at a
From the Load Balancing Method list, select how the
system distributes traffic to members of this pool.
The default is Round Robin.
For the Priority Group Activation setting, specify how
to handle priority groups:
- Select Disabled to disable priority groups. This
is the default option.
- Select Less than, and in the Available
Members field type the minimum number of members that must
remain available in each priority group in order for traffic to remain
confined to that group.
Using the New Members setting, add each resource that
you want to include in the pool:
Type an IP address in the Address field.
Type a port number in the Service Port field, or
select a service name from the list.
To specify a priority group, type a priority number in the
Priority Group Activation field.
Click Repeat and create another pool.
The load balancing pools appear in the Pools list.