Pools contain the list of Unified Access Gateway servers and the health monitor profile for Unified Access Gateway. Pools are then added to VS (Virtual Service).

A typical virtual service points to one pool.


  1. From the Avi Vantage UI, navigate to Applications > Pools.
  2. Click Create Pool.
  3. In the Select Cloud window, select the cloud which belongs to the VMware vCenter/vSphere ESX cloud infrastructure type.
    The cloud infrastructure type is configured as part of Avi Controller deployment.
  4. Click Next.
  5. In the New Pool window, enter the required information in addition to the following:
    1. In the Load Balance field, choose Consistent Hash with Source IP Address as the hash key.
    2. In the Health Monitors section, click Add Active Monitor.
    3. Select the health monitor that was created previously for Unified Access Gateway.
  6. Select Enable SSL.
  7. Choose the SSL profile as System-Standard.
  8. Click Next.
  9. In the Servers tab, add the previously created IP Group of Unified Access Gateway servers.
  10. Click Next.
  11. Navigate to Advanced > Review.
  12. Click Save.

What to do next

Install the SSL Certificate Required for VIP (virtual IP)