03-Load Balancing Configuration Guide

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Preface

The H3C SecBlade load balancing (LB) module configuration guides describe the software features, the software configuration procedures, and the configuration examples for the H3C SecBlade LB module.

The Load Balancing Configuration Guide describes how to configure server load balancing and firewall load balancing for the H3C SecBlade LB module.

This preface includes:

·           Audience

·           Conventions

·           About the H3C SecBlade LB module documentation set

·           Obtaining documentation

·           Technical support

·           Documentation feedback

Audience

This documentation is intended for:

·           Network planners

·           Field technical support and servicing engineers

·           Network administrators working with the H3C SecBlade LB module

Conventions

This section describes the conventions used in this documentation set.

Command conventions

Convention

Description

Boldface

Bold text represents commands and keywords that you enter literally as shown.

Italic

Italic text represents arguments that you replace with actual values.

[ ]

Square brackets enclose syntax choices (keywords or arguments) that are optional.

{ x | y | ... }

Braces enclose a set of required syntax choices separated by vertical bars, from which you select one.

[ x | y | ... ]

Square brackets enclose a set of optional syntax choices separated by vertical bars, from which you select one or none.

{ x | y | ... } *

Asterisk marked braces enclose a set of required syntax choices separated by vertical bars, from which you select at least one.

[ x | y | ... ] *

Asterisk marked square brackets enclose optional syntax choices separated by vertical bars, from which you select one choice, multiple choices, or none.

&<1-n>

The argument or keyword and argument combination before the ampersand (&) sign can be entered 1 to n times.

#

A line that starts with a pound (#) sign is comments.

 

GUI conventions

Convention

Description

Boldface

Window names, button names, field names, and menu items are in Boldface. For example, the New User window appears; click OK.

Multi-level menus are separated by angle brackets. For example, File > Create > Folder.

 

Convention

Description

< >

Button names are inside angle brackets. For example, click <OK>.

[ ]

Window names, menu items, data table and field names are inside square brackets. For example, pop up the [New User] window.

/

Multi-level menus are separated by forward slashes. For example, [File/Create/Folder].

 

Symbols

Convention

Description

WARNING WARNING

An alert that calls attention to important information that if not understood or followed can result in personal injury.

CAUTION CAUTION

An alert that calls attention to important information that if not understood or followed can result in data loss, data corruption, or damage to hardware or software.

IMPORTANT IMPORTANT

An alert that calls attention to essential information.

NOTE

An alert that contains additional or supplementary information.

TIP TIP

An alert that provides helpful information.

 

Network topology icons

Represents a generic network device, such as a router, switch, or firewall.

Represents a routing-capable device, such as a router or Layer 3 switch.

Represents a generic switch, such as a Layer 2 or Layer 3 switch, or a router that supports Layer 2 forwarding and other Layer 2 features.

Represents a SecBlade LB module.

 

Port numbering in examples

The port numbers in this document are for illustration only and might be unavailable on your device.

About the H3C SecBlade LB module documentation set

The H3C SecBlade LB module documentation set includes:

Category

Documents

Purposes

Product description and specifications

Marketing brochures

Describe product specifications and benefits.

Technology white papers

Provide an in-depth description of software features and technologies.

Card datasheets

Describe card specifications, features, and standards.

FAQ

Provides a quick reference to the software and hardware specifications, and features.

Hardware specifications and installation

Card manuals

Provide the hardware specifications of cards.

Software configuration

Configuration guides

Describe software features and configuration procedures, and all available commands.

Command references

Provide a quick reference to all available commands.

Configuration examples

Describe typical network scenarios and provide configuration examples and instructions.

Operations and maintenance

Software upgrade guide

Describes the software upgrade procedures.

Release notes

Provide information about the product release, including the version history, hardware and software compatibility matrix, version upgrade information, technical support information, and software upgrading.

 

Obtaining documentation

You can access the most up-to-date H3C product documentation on the World Wide Web at http://www.h3c.com.

Click the links on the top navigation bar to obtain different categories of product documentation:

[Technical Support & Documents > Technical Documents] – Provides hardware installation, software upgrading, and software feature configuration and maintenance documentation.

[Products & Solutions] Provides information about products and technologies, as well as solutions.

[Technical Support & Documents > Software Download] – Provides the documentation released with the software version.

Technical support

service@h3c.com

http://www.h3c.com

Documentation feedback

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