You can add a server pool to manage and share backend servers, flexibly and efficiently.
A pool manages load balancer distribution methods and has a service monitor attached to it for health check parameters.
- Log in to the vSphere Web Client.
- Click Networking & Security and then click NSX Edges.
- Double-click an NSX Edge.
- Click Manage and then click the Load Balancer tab.
- In the left navigation panel, click Pools.
- Click the Add () to add Pool
- Enter a name for the load balancer pool. For example: vROps_Pool. (Optional) Enter a description.
- Select an Algorithm from the drop-down list. For example: LEASTCONN.
- Select the Monitors from the drop-down list. For example: vROps_Monitor.
- Transparentcan be Enabled for 2-arm setup and should be disabled for 1-arm setup. (1-arm when Virtual Server IP and vROPS IP addresses are from same subnet, 2-arm – from different)
- At the top navigation panel menu click Members.
- Click the Add () icon to add your member servers and the required information:
- IP Addressc.
- Weight: 1d.
- Monitor Port: 443e.
- Port: 443f.
- Max Connections: 0g.
- Min Connections: 0
Pool Name Algorithm Monitors Member Name IP Address/vCenter Container Weight Port Monitor Port Max Conns Min Conns vROps_Pool LEASTCONN vROps_Monitor vROps_Node1 x.x.x.x 1 443 443 0 0 EPOps_Pool LEASTCONN EPOps_Monitor EPOps_Node1 x.x.x.x 1 443 443 0 0