After you set up load balancing, the NSX load balancer distributes network traffic across multiple servers. When a virtual server receives a request, the NSX load balancer selects the appropriate pool to send traffic to. You create virtual servers for all the configured 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://lax01m01vc01.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 lax01psc01 NSX Edge to manage its network settings.
  5. Click the Manage tab, click Load Balancer, and select Virtual Servers.
  6. Click the Add icon, and in the New Virtual Server dialog box, configure the values for the virtual server you are adding, and click OK
    Setting Value Value
    Enable Virtual server Selected Selected
    Application Profile psc-tcp psc-https
    Name psc-tcp-389 psc-https-443
    Description 389-LDAP,2012-Control Interface,2014-RPC Port,2020-Authentication,636-SSL LDAP Data from the vSphere Web Client
    IP Address 172.17.11.71 172.17.11.71
    Protocol TCP HTTPS
    Port 389,636,2012,2014,2020 443
    Default Pool psc-tcp-389 psc-https-443
  7. Repeat Step 6 to create a virtual server for each component. Upon completion, verify that you have successfully entered the virtual server names and their respective configuration values.