Load Balancing PVS 7.13 using Netscaler 11.x/12.x

Load Balance Overview

The following PVS VM’s will be used in the LAB Setup for Load Balancing:-

  • LAB-PVS1 : 192.168.0.45
  • LAB-PVS2: 192.168.0.46

LAB-PVS2 has been created and added as an additional PVS Server.

Add Load Balance Configuration

Step 1: Browse to Traffic Management > Load Balancing > Servers

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Step 2: At Server, Click Add

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Step 3: Enter Name and IP Address below, then click create

  • Name: LAB-PVS1
  • IP Address: 192.168.0.45

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Step 4: Click Add again under Server, Enter Name and IP Address below, then click create

  • Name: LAB-PVS2
  • IP Address: 192.168.0.46

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Step 5: The two server will now be add to server page.

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Step 6: Browse to Traffic Management > Load Balancing > Monitors and Click Add

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Step 7: At Create Monitor, enter the following details and then click Special Parameter

  • Name: LAB-MON-PVS
  • Type: USER

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Step 8: Under Script Name, choose nstftp.pl and click Create.

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Step 9: Browse to Traffic Management > Load Balancing > Service Groups

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Step 10: Add the following info on basic setting, click OK

  • Name: LAB-SVG-PVS
  • Protocol: TFTP

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Step 11: Click No Service Group Members under services and groups section

Step 12: Tick Server LAB-PVS1, Click Select

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Step 13: Under Select Server Choose LAB-PVS1 , Add Port 69 , click create and then repeat step 11/12 for LAB-PVS2

Step 14: Click OK at Load Balancing Service Group Main Page to create Service Group.

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Step 15: Browse to Traffic Management > Load Balancing > Virtual Servers

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Step 16:Click Add in Virtual Servers page,Add the following info on basic setting, click OK

  • Name: LAB-VSRV-PVS
  • Protocol: TCP
  • IP Address : 192.168.0.94
  • Port: 69

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Step 17: Select No Load Balancing Virtual Server ServiceGroup Binding

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Step 18: Click Click to Select

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Step 19: Click  LAB-SVG-PVS, Click Select

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Step 20: Click Bind

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Step 21: Click Continue at Load Balancing Virtual Server page

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Step 22: Click Done to create Virtual Server , Choose LEASTCONNECTION for Load Balancing Method.

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Step 23: Confirm Virtual Server appear Up.

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Confirm Load Balance on PVS

Step 1: As per Configuring PVS – DHCP Option – Step by Step. Configure the DHCP Option 66/67 with the Option 66 IP Address of the VIP (192.168.0.94)

Step 2: Create a New Diskless VM

Step 3: Boot the VM and ensure the ARDBP32.BIN is found as this confirm the VM can reach the PVS Server.

Disable Load Balance LAB-PVS1 Server in Load Balance & Boot.

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Enable Load Balance LAB-PVS1 Server in Load Balance , Disable LAB-PVS2 Server In Load Balance and Boot Diskless VM.

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