A world without Microsoft Threat Management Gateway (TMG) using KEMP | Ask the Experts Webinar – July 3rd

I am presenting this Friday “July the 3rd” with a technical deep dive into securing applications with KEMP Technologies Edge Security Pack (ESP). You can Sign up Here: Join Webinar Summary: “Take a deep breath and don’t panic. With mainstream support for Microsoft Threat Management Gateway (TMG) having ended on April 15th, you need to… Read More

Load Balance RDS 2012 R2 – RD Gateway and RDWEB Roles configured on the same Server

This post will show you how to configure both RDWEB and Gateway roles on a KEMP Load Master. Some important info before we start, Before Server 2012, the RD Gateway used a single HTTP Channel. Post Server 2012, the RD Gateway uses two channels (one for Input & one for Output). This means that these channels need to be… Read More

vRealize Log Insight 2.5 Internal Load Balancer – Can you still use a third Party Solution

So VMware announced the release of vRealize Log Insight 2.5 today. One of the new features which comes with Log Insight is a Internal Load Balancer. The Internal Load Balancer is for scale out, allowing you to load balance and scale out from out of the box. This has not been possible in previous versions, you needed… Read More

Load Balancing the RD Connection Brokers with KEMP

This post will show you how to configure the load balancing of RDS 2012 Connection brokers. For the configuration of RD Connection broker high Availability please see the following article (here) Before we get started with the configuration of the KEMP LoadMaster, I have included some information on other load balancing solutions and why its… Read More

Best Practices for Deploying KEMP’s VLM on VMware ESX

I have spent a considerable amount of time working with KEMP Load Balancers recently and would like to share some VMware deployment Best practices . For all those using KEMP Virtual LoadMaster’s with VMware, you will need to configure a Load Balancing port group for the relevant vlan “production_LB” or “DMZ_LB” to avoid port flooding. To prevent RARP… Read More

Load Balance AFDS and ADFS Proxy in Windows Azure with KEMP

This article will show you how to load balance ADFS and ADFS proxy servers in Windows Azure using my favourite Load Balancer “KEMP”. KEMP are one of the first vendors to release a layer 7 load balancer on the Windows Azure Platform. You can check out the Azure VLM Specs at http://kemptechnologies.com/uk/load-balancer-for-azure At the time of writing this article:… Read More

Load Balance RDS2012 RDWA and RDGW Using Sub Interfaces on KEMP’s LoadMaster

For all those who have separate Remote Desktop Web Farms and Gateway Farms, why not use KEMP‘s LoadMaster to load balance both services over a single Virtual Service (IP Address). This can be easily achieved by using Sub interfaces. Some important info before we start, Before Server 2012, the RD Gateway used a single HTTP Channel. Post Server 2012,… Read More

Redirect RDS 2012 Web HTTP Traffic to HTTPS using KEMP’s LoadMaster

Just a quick post to show you how to redirect HTTP (port 80) traffic to HTTPS (port 443) when load balancing RDS 2012 RDWEB. Very simple to configure, click the “Add HTTP Redirector” and your done.

Hints and Tips for configuring KEMP ESP on MS Exchange 2010

I have recently been working on KEMP’s ESP with exchange 2013 and haven’t had the change to work ESP for Exchange 2010 until now. Whist building some labs in preparation for a customer who has a Exchange 2010 environment, I ran into a few issues as a lot of the information out there focuses on exchange 2013 (which is expected). I have collated some… Read More

Load Balance a SharePoint 2013 Farm in Azure using KEMP

There are a lot of organisations out there like Toyota using SharePoint in Azure. KEMP are the first vendor to offer a layer 7 (application) load balancing product on Azure. I will be showing you how to Load Balance a SharePoint 2013 workload in Windows Azure using KEMP’s Azure VLM. KEMP’s VLM offers more features than the default Azure Load balancing solution. Please… Read More

KEMP LoadMaster in Windows Azure

KEMP’s VLM for AZURE Exciting times for KEMP Technologies as they have recently released a new Virtual LoadMaster for Windows Azure. This brings new Load Balancing features to Windows Azure. You can request a copy from KEMP’s Website:  http://kemptechnologies.com/load-balancer-for-azure The current Version is free and comes with free email support. Windows Azure’s Load Balancing features only offers round… Read More

Load Balance an RDS 2012 RDWA Farm Using a KEMP LoadMaster

This Article shows you how to Load Balance RDS 2012 Remote Desktop Web Access services (RDWA) using KEMP’s LoadMaster. I am using one Kemp VLM 100 in this example. Configure DNS Create an A record for the NLB Web Address. Creating a Virtual service for RDWeb Select the TCP Port 443 Standard Options: Give the service a Name… Read More