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, […]

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 […]

HTTP Compression – FortiBalancer

Chapter 10 HTTP Compression 10.1 Overview The FortiBalancer appliance supports in-line compression of HTTP objects. By employing this licensed feature, administrators may maximize throughput to the desired site while end-users will experience quicker download speeds. This chapter describes the configuration of HTTP Compression capabilities which are part of the FortiBalancer platform. Configuration of HTTP Compression […]