This section focuses on how to configure a third-party GSLB site and operate upon it.

Defining GSLB Sites

  1. When an authorised administrator first navigates to Infrastructure > GSLB, the only subtab visible is Site Configuration, indicating that GSLB is turned OFF by default. After clicking the pencil icon, and providing a configuration name, additional tabs and buttons appear.

  2. Using the green buttons at the top right, both NSX Advanced Load Balancer and non- NSX Advanced Load Balancer (third-party) sites can be defined. The editor for third-party site creation is shown below:

  3. After an NSX Advanced Load Balancer site (by default the first NSX Advanced Load Balancer site becomes the GSLB leader) and one third-party site is created, we see the two-site configuration.

  4. NSX Advanced Load Balancer sites may be active or passive, and the above Site Configuration display will show them characterized as such. However, a third-party site has no opportunity to be either active or passive; such sites are always displayed in their own section.

    Refer to Associating Third-Party Services with Third-Party Sites for more details.

Use Case: Disabling Third-Party Sites

To disable every third-party member service running at NonAviSite1, click the pencil icon at the right end on that site’s row. In the Edit GSLB Third-party Site uncheck the Enabled option and click Save.

The Third-party Sites section of the Site Configuration screen will confirm the change.