We’ve made our product as easy to use as possible, and have created a series of bite-sized tutorials to help you find your way around.
Check out the videos below to discover some of the basics of setting up your edgeNEXUS Load Balancer, including how to apply SSL Offload, set up an HA Pair of edgeNEXUS appliances, create Caching rules and many more.
1. Begin Load Balancing – Add a Channel
Adding a second content server to be load balanced offers high availability and service resilience.
2. How to Add a Content Server
Having set up a channel to represent your service, it is now necessary to configure the content servers to be load balanced.
3. Add a Second Content Server
Adding a second content server to be load balanced offers high availability and service resilience. This tutorial shows a total of two content servers, but it is possible to add multiple servers to your content server group in a load balancing scenario.
4. Taking a Content Server Offline for Maintenance
This tutorial demonstrates how easy it is to take a content server offline for maintenance. It then simulates how to serve traffic through a particular server.
5. Add a Port
This video demonstrates how easy it is to add another service whilst using the same virtual IP address. Using the intuitive ALB-X GUI, the “add port” button automatically pre-fills your virtual IP details.
6. Apply SSL to a Channel
When you have configured a secure service you must then apply SSL to a channel by selecting an SSL certificate. With the ALB-X, this is an incredibly simple process of selecting your certificate from a menu.
7. Create a Self-Signed SSL Certificate
The edgeNEXUS ALB-X makes SSL certificate management very simple and straightforward. In this video we create a local certificate to enable the termination of SSL traffic on the ALB-X.
8. Monitor Statistics
The intuitive GUI on the edgeNEXUS ALB-X provides users with the ability to view real time statistics for caching, compression, CPU, memory and connections.
9. Enable Connection Pooling
The edgeNEXUS ALB-X load balancer is capable of opening a set of connections to some web servers and reusing them, thus reducing the effects of TCP/IP slow start.
10. Active Server Monitoring
This demo shows you how to turn on Active Server Monitoring on the edgeNEXUS ALB-X for uninterrupted service delivery.
11. Configure edgeNEXUS for Microsoft Exchange 2010
This video tutorial shows you how to set up and configure the edgeNEXUS ALB-X for load balancing Microsoft Exchange 2010.
12. License Your edgeNEXUS ALB-X
This short video instructs you how to license an ALB-X. It also explains how the license is tied to the machine ID of the box.
13. Upgrade edgeNEXUS ALB-X Software
This short video shows how easy it is to upgrade your edgeNEXUS ALB-X software to the latest version.
14. Create a Trusted SSL Certificate with Intermediates
How to create a trusted SSL certificate on the ALB-X. Information about the “Chain of trust” and order of intermediate certificates.
15. Configuring the ALB-X for Failover
This 7 minute video will show you how to configure your edgeNEXUS ALB-X for Active-Passive and Active-Active failover.
16. Apply a Caching Rule
jetNEXUS Content Cache stores responses to common web requests, such as images or pdfs, in a continually updated depository, so that only unique requests are ever sent to the web servers.
17. Automatic Configuration Templates (jetPACK) Tutorial
A quick intro to the online user guide and information on how to download, apply & create application templates for quick deployment.