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Document your NLB cluster configuration

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Audit Microsoft NLB Cluster Configuration

Use the network documentation tool XIA Configuration to document your Microsoft Network Load Balancing (NLB) cluster configuration.

Document NLB cluster settings, cluster hosts and port rules.

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All of XIA Configuration's features are supported when documenting Microsoft NLB Cluster configuration, including version control, professional documentation, reporting, change tracking & item comparison, XML output, agentless data collection, and more.

Microsoft NLB Cluster Documentation Example

View an example Microsoft NLB cluster document generated by XIA Configuration:

Microsoft NLB Cluster Documentation Example
Microsoft NLB cluster documentation sample PDF output (click to open)

Supported Platforms

  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2003 and 2003 R2

Information documented by XIA Configuration

Find out more about the Microsoft NLB cluster information documented by XIA Configuration below:

Microsoft NLB Cluster Settings

Microsoft NLB (Network Load Balancing) increases the availability and scalability of Internet server applications such as web, FTP, firewall and proxy.

Document the following Microsoft NLB cluster settings:

  • Cluster Name
  • Cluster IP Addresses
  • Cluster Operating Mode
Screenshot of Microsoft NLB cluster settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of Microsoft NLB cluster settings in the XIA Configuration web interface

Cluster Hosts

Each network load balancing (NLB) host runs a separate copy of the required server applications (such as Web or FTP). NLB distributes incoming client requests across the hosts in the cluster.

Audit the following information about cluster hosts:

  • Host Name
  • Host Priority
  • Dedicated IP Addresses
  • Initial State
  • Persist Suspend on Reboot
  • Manufacturer
  • Model
  • Operating System Name
  • Serial Number
  • Service Pack
Screenshot of Microsoft NLB cluster host information in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of Microsoft NLB cluster host information in the XIA Configuration web interface

Port Rules

Run reports on the following port rule information:

  • Cluster IP Address
  • Status
  • Start Port
  • End Port
  • Protocol
  • Mode
  • Priority
  • Load
  • Affinity
  • Timeout
Screenshot of Microsoft NLB cluster port rules in a PDF generated by XIA Configuration
Screenshot of Microsoft NLB cluster port rules in a PDF generated by XIA Configuration

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