This section focuses on how to configure a third-party GSLB site and operate upon it.
Defining GSLB Sites
When an authorised administrator first navigates to pencil icon, and providing a configuration name, additional tabs and buttons appear., the only subtab visible is Site Configuration, indicating that GSLB is turned OFF by default. After clicking the
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:
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.
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
The Third-party Sites section of the Site Configuration screen will confirm the change.