System Management – FortiBalancer

Chapter 19 System Management 19.1 Administrative Tools 19.1.1 Overview This chapter will focus on various configuration maintenance elements, such as downloading new OS software, rebooting your FortiBalancer appliance, reverting your configuration to a previously saved status or returning the FortiBalancer appliance to its factory default settings among other closing strategies. The final series of configuration […]

ePolicy – FortiBalancer

Chapter 17 ePolicy 17.1 Overview ePolicy is a script-based function for extending the capabilities of the FortiBalancer appliance. Using the scripts written in Tools Command Language (TCL), you can customize new features in addition to the existing functions on the FortiBalancer appliance. For example, the FortiBalancer appliance can be customized to support more application protocols, […]

Advanced IPv6 Configuration – FortiBalancer

Chapter 16 Advanced IPv6 Configuration 16.1 Overview As the IPv4 addresses exhaust, how to transit from the IPv4 network to the IPv6 network becomes a challenge for many enterprises and organizations. The FortiBalancer appliance provides comprehensive support for IPv6 to help enterprises and organizations with the IPv4-to-IPv6 transition without any business interruption. With the IPv4/IPv6 […]

Global Server Load Balancing – FortiBalancer

Chapter 14 Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB) 14.1 Overview GSLB (Global Server Load Balance) is also known as Smart DNS (SDNS). This function allows you to distribute Web traffic among a collection of servers deployed in multiple geographic locations. We will cover introduction of GSLB and the examples of GSLB configuration in this chapter. 14.2 […]

Link Load Balancing – FortiBalancer

Chapter 13 Link Load Balancing (LLB) 13.1 Overview This chapter details the configuration of the following Inbound and Outbound Link Load Balancing implementations: Single FortiBalancer appliance and two ISPs Dual FortiBalancer appliances and two ISPs 13.2 Understanding LLB LLB (Link Load Balancing) allows TCP/IP network traffic to be load balanced through up to 128 upstream […]