Create server pools on the Platform Services Controller load balancer to direct TCP and HTTPS traffic from the load balancer to the two Platform Services Controller instances in Region B .

About this task

A server pool consists of backend server members. After you create a server pool, you associate a service monitor with the pool to manage and share the backend servers flexibly and efficiently.

Repeat this procedure to create two server pools. Use the values indicated in the procedure to create the first and second server pools.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Management vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

  2. Click Networking & Security.
  3. In the Navigator, click NSX Edges.
  4. From the NSX Manager drop-down menu, select 172.17.11.65 as the NSX Manager, and double-click the LAX01PSC51 NSX Edge to manage its network settings.
  5. Click the Manage tab, click Load Balancer, and select Pools.
  6. Click the Add icon and in the New Pool dialog box, enter the following values.

    Setting

    Value

    Name

    PSC-HTTPS

    Algorithm

    ROUND-ROBIN

    Monitors

    default-tcp-monitor





  7. In New Members dialog box, click the Add icon to add the first pool member.
  8. In the New Member dialog box, enter the following values, and click OK.

    Setting

    Value for HTTPS Server Pool

    Value for TCP Server Pool

    Name

    mgmt01psc51

    mgmt01psc51

    IP Address/VC Container

    mgmt01psc51

    mgmt01psc51

    State

    Enable

    Enable

    Monitor Port

    443

    389

    Weight

    1

    1





  9. Under Members, click the Add icon to add the second pool member.
  10. In the New Member dialog box, enter the following values, click OK and click OK to save the Platform Services Controller server pool.

    Setting

    Value for HTTPS Server Pool

    Value for TCP Server Pool

    Name

    comp01psc51

    comp01psc51

    IP Address/VC Container

    comp01psc51

    comp01psc51

    State

    Enable

    Enable

    Port

    Monitor Port

    443

    389

    Weight

    1

    1





  11. Repeat the procedure to create the second server pool PSC-TCP and add the two Platform Services Controller instances to it.