This section covers the features supported with GSLB.

  • DNS-based load balancing

  • Active/DR GSLB

  • Active/active GSLB with consistent hash

  • Hybrid cloud support

  • Centralized provisioning and visibility

  • Control-plane and data-plane health monitoring

  • Multitenancy support

  • Third-party load balancer support

  • Active/active GSLB based on geographic location

  • Centralized application logs

  • Support for a two-level GSLB algorithm: location-based at the global-service level with other algorithms at the GSLB pool level

  • Support for GSLB site persistence based on HTTP cookies

  • For GSLB site selection:

    • Ability to define a single fallback site and set the preferred-site option

    • Fallback site limit increased from 1 to 16