Document Microsoft NLB Cluster Configuration

XIA Configuration Server automatically documents your Microsoft NLB cluster configuration including cluster and host settings as well as port rules.

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

All of XIA Configuration Server's features are supported when documenting your Microsoft NLB Cluster configuration, including version control, production of professional documentation, reporting, change tracking and XML output.

Microsoft NLB Cluster Documentation Example

View an example Microsoft NLB Cluster document generated by XIA Configuration Server:

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

Supported Platforms

  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2003 R2
  • Windows Server 2003

Information documented by XIA Configuration Server

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

Microsoft NLB Cluster Settings

XIA Configuration Server documents the following Microsoft NLB cluster settings:

  • Cluster Name
  • Cluster IP Addresses
  • Cluster Operating Mode
XIA Configuration Server screenshot of Microsoft NLB cluster settings
XIA Configuration Server screenshot of Microsoft NLB cluster settings

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.

XIA Configuration Server audits 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
XIA Configuration Server screenshot of Microsoft NLB cluster host information
XIA Configuration Server screenshot of Microsoft NLB cluster host information

Port Rules

  • Cluster IP Address
  • Status
  • Start Port
  • End Port
  • Protocol
  • Mode
  • Priority
  • Load
  • Affinity
  • Timeout
XIA Configuration Server PDF output screenshot of Microsoft NLB cluster port rules
XIA Configuration Server PDF output screenshot of Microsoft NLB cluster port rules

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