This document describes the configuration of the load balancing modules of F5 Networks BIG-IP software (F5), Citrix NetScaler, HAProxy and NSX load balancers for vRealize Operations Manager.

This document is not an installation guide, but a load-balancing configuration guide that supplements the vRealize Operations Manager installation and configuration documentation available in the vRealize Operations Manager Documentation Center.

This information is for the following products and versions.

Product

Version

Documentation

vRealize Operations Manager

6.6.1, 6.7, 7.x, 8.x

https://docs.vmware.com/en/vRealize-Operations-Manager/index.html

F5 BIG-IPLTM

11.5, 11.6, 12.1, 13.0, 14.x, 15.x, 16.x

https://support.f5.com/csp/knowledge-center/software/BIG-IP?module=BIG-IP%20LTM

F5 BIG-IP GTM**

15.x, 16.x

https://support.f5.com/csp/knowledge-center/software/BIG-IP?module=BIG-IP%20GTM

Citrix NetScaler

10.5*, 11.0*, 11.x, 12.x, 13.x

https://www.citrix.com/products/netscaler-adc/

NSX-V

6.1.3, 6.2.x, 6.3.x, 6.4.x

https://pubs.vmware.com/NSX-6/index.jsp#Welcome/welcome.html

NSX-T

2.2.x, 2.3.x, 2.4.x, 2.5.x, 3.x.x

https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-NSX-T/index.html

HA Proxy

v1.5.x, 1.8.x

http://www.haproxy.org/

RHEL

v7.x, v8.x

https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-US/index.html

Keepalived

v1.3.x

http://www.keepalived.org/

* Citrix NetScaler VPX versions prior to 11.0 65.35 have a bug which prevents them from using TLS 1.1/1.2. For more information, please refer to the NetScaler section of this document.

** F5 BIG-IP GTM is supported only for use with vRealize Operations Continuous Availability feature and could not be considered as a replacement for BIG-IP LTM