We’ve made our load balancer as easy to use as possible, and with version 4 now available the ALB-X packs an even bigger punch than before. These bite-sized tutorials will help you find your way around.

Check out the videos below to discover some of the basics of setting up your jetNEXUS Load Balancer, including how to apply SSL Offload, set up an HA Pair of jetNEXUS appliances, create Caching rules and many more.

1. Zero to Hero

How to download the jetNEXUS ALB-X load balancer, licence and deploy in a high availability pair and create a web service.

2. Adding a Virtual Service

How to add a virtual IP and port on the jetNEXUS ALB-X load balancer.

3. Adding More Real Servers

How to configure a second real server for high availability and service resilience.

4. Taking a Real Server Offline

How to gracefully take a server offline for maintenance using the drain feature to ensure that no existing connections are dropped and there is no disruption to service.

5. Adding a Second Virtual Service

How to add a second virtual service to an existing virtual IP address.

6. How to Create an SSL Offload Service

Applying SSL to a virtual service by selecting an SSL certificate.

7. How to Create a Self-Signed SSL Certificate

Creating a self-signed SSL certificate to enable the termination of SSL traffic on the jetNEXUS load balancer.

8. How to Create a Trusted SSL Certificate

Creating a trusted SSL certificate with intermediates.

9. View Real Time Load Balancing: NEW Status Page

A look at the statistics and new status page on the jetNEXUS load balancer that show Caching, Compression and Connections information.

10. How to Create and Apply Application Health Monitors

Creating layer 7 real server monitors in the GUI and adding custom monitors.

11. How to Licence the ALB-X Load Balancer

How to locate the Machine ID of the ALB-X for licencing. NOTE: The Machine ID is tied to the eth0 IP address for a virtual machine or the MAC address for a hardware appliance.

12. How to Upgrade the ALB-X Software

How to upload and apply a software upgrade on the ALB-X load balancer.

13. NEW Clustering Functionality: How to Add a Second Load Balancer in a Cluster

How to add a second load balancer into a cluster for high availability. jetNEXUS ALB-X load balancer detects a new server and automatically synchronises configuration details for ease-of-use and speed to deployment.

14. NEW Clustering Functionality: How to Remove an ALB-X from the Cluster

How to add a second load balancer into a cluster for high availability. jetNEXUS ALB-X load balancer detects a new server and automatically synchronises configuration details for ease-of-use and speed to deployment.

15. NEW Clustering Functionality: How to Change the Active Load Balancer

How to promote a passive load balancer to an active load balancer.

16. NEW Clustering Functionality: Short-Term Failure for Active Load Balancer

Clustering: What happens when an active load balancer fails or is powered off short-term.

17. NEW Clustering Functionality: Long-Term Failure for Active Load Balancer

Clustering: What happens when the active ALB-X load balancer fails for a long period of time, and how editing the passive load balancer triggers an automatic promotion.

18. NEW Clustering Functionality: Active:Active Configuration

Clustering: How to cluster two load balancers in active-active configuration by changing the roles from cluster to manual.