Health Monitor Configuration Page Options

  1. Select Configure>SLB>Health Monitor

    The Health Monitor configuration page appears. Table 36 explains the contents of this page.

  2. Click one:
    • Add—Adds a new or duplicate health monitor configuration. Enter information as specified in Table 37.
    • Edit—Edits a selected health monitor configuration.
    • Delete—Deletes the selected health monitor configuration.
  3. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the configuration and returns to the main configuration page.
    • Commit Options>Commit—Commits the configuration and returns to the main configuration page.
    • Cancel—Cancels your entries and returns to the main configuration page.

Table 36: Health Monitor Configuration Page

Field

Function

Health Monitor List

Name

Displays the name of the health monitor.

Protocol

Displays the name of the underlying protocol used to probe the health of the real servers.

Port

Displays the port number for the TCP connection or the name of a well-known application that represents the TCP port number, such as http for port 80.

Time Out

Displays the period of time that server load balancing (SLB) waits before sending the next retry probe if SLB has not received a reply to the previous probe.

Server Down Interval

Displays the frequency at which probes are sent to a real server whose state is Down.

Server Up Interval

Displays the frequency at which probes are sent to a real server whose state is Up.

Max Retries

Displays the number of times that the health monitor is sent after the timeout period elapses.

Table 37: Add Health Monitor Configuration Details

Field FunctionAction

Rule Name

Specifies the name of the health monitor.

Enter the health monitor name.

Protocol

Specifies the name of the underlying protocol used to probe the health of the real servers.

Select one of the following options from the list:

  • tcp
  • icmp

Time Out

Specifies the period of time that server load balancing (SLB) waits before sending the next retry probe if SLB has not received a reply to the previous probe.

Enter the timeout period in seconds.

Port

Specifies the port number for the TCP connection or the name of a well-known application that represents the TCP port number.

Enter the TCP port number.

This box is inactive when you select icmp as the Protocol option.

Server Down Interval

Specifies the frequency at which probes are sent to a real server whose state is Down.

Enter the server down interval in seconds.

Server Up Interval

Specifies the frequency at which probes are sent to a real server whose state is Up.

Enter the server up interval in seconds.

Max Retries

Specifies the number of times that the health monitor is sent after the timeout period elapses.

Enter the maximum number of probe retries allowed.

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