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... Continue Reading →
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:... Continue Reading →
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puc8sTqyJcU With the end of sale of TMG, there is still a requirement to protect your Microsoft assets with a Reverse Proxy. Microsoft claim that you don't need one, but they haven't accounted for distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attacks or reduced server workloads.
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,... Continue Reading →
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.
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... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
For all those using Load balancing with VMware, you will need to configure a NLB portgroup to avoid port flooding. To prevent RARP packets being sent every time vMotion or powering on a VM, you will need to configure no notify switch on the required portgroups. If you are using unicast, you will also need... Continue Reading →