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.

About this task

Repeat this procedure to create two 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://mgmt01vc01.sfo01.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 172.16.11.65 as the NSX Manager and double-click the SFO01PSC01 NSX Edge to manage its network settings.
  5. On the Manage tab, click Load Balancer and click 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. 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

    Values for First Server Pool

    Values for Second Server Pool

    Name

    mgmt01psc01

    mgmt01psc01

    IP Address/VC Container

    mgmt01psc01

    mgmt01psc01

    State

    Enable

    Enable

    Port

    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.

    Setting

    Values for First Server Pool

    Values for Second Server Pool

    Name

    comp01psc01

    comp01psc01

    IP Address/VC Container

    comp01psc01

    comp01psc01

    State

    Enable

    Enable

    Port

    Monitor Port

    443

    389

    Weight

    1

    1

  11. Repeat the procedure to create the second server pool PSC-TCP.