How to install and Configure Network Load Balancing Step-by-Step Guide for windows 2008

How to install and Configure Network Load Balancing Step-by-Step Guide for windows 2008 ?

To Configure Network Load Balancing in windows ,following are the steps below :

1. For Configuring Network Load Balancing (NLB) open Server Manager.

2. After that click on Add Features and select Network Load Balancing .Click next.

3. Click on Install which will install roles,roles services, or features.

4. After installing it go to Start menu > Administrative Tools > Network Load Balancing Manager.

 

5. Click on Yes.

6. Right click on Network Load Balancing(NLB) Cluster > New Cluster.

7. It will ask you for host name for cluster and its interface from available interfaces and click on Connect.

8. It will ask you to set unique host identifier’s priority. Click on Next.

9.Click on add and select IP and Provide Full internet name(NLB name) then select Multicast as cluster operation mode. Click on next.

10. After that Click on Edit option.

11. Here you have to select Port range and select Protocols as TCP and click ok.

12. Finally the Cluster is ready.

How to Add an Alias (CNAME) Resource Record to a Zone

How to Add an Alias (CNAME) Resource Record to a Zone?

To create Alias name in windows 2008

1. First login into Server and Click on Start and type dnsmgmt.msc

 

2. After that click on Forward Lookup Zones

3. Expand Forward Lookup Zones ,right click on dtech.sa.com and Click on New Alias (CNAME).

4. Then New Resource Record wizard comes up.

5. Then Provide Alias Name ( Alias name against Server for which you want to create entry).

6. Click on Browse button for target host’s FQDN name and double click on dtech.sa.com (Domain).

7. Then click on Forward Lookup Zone.Click ok.

8. Then click on dtech.sa.com (Domain name).

9. Then select the name of a Server.

 

10. Then click OK.

How to use iLO 4 in HP servers to take remote console

How to use iLO 4 in HP servers to take remote console ?

1. Open Internet explorer.

2. Put IP address into internet explorer, which you have provided while configuring ILO and click on continue to this website

 

3.  It will ask you for the user ID and password which you have configured earlier while configuring ILO.

 

4. Then it will come up with a ILO home screen.

5. Go To Remote console Option in left side and click on Launch.

 

6. Then you can manage your server using your server console.

How to Configure ILO in HP servers through RBSU

How to Configure ILO in HP servers through RBSU ?

Pre-requisites to configure ILO:

1. IP Address for ILO ( ILO Vlan IP),

2. ILO Port should be connected with Network switch and that network port should be in ILO Vlan or whatever ip you are using.

After visiting to your Datacenter or where server is located ,follow the steps below:

1. Power on the Server.

2. Press F8 and it will open up the ILO setting window.

 3. Here first you have to go Network > DNS/DHCP and then click enter to get into the network autoconfig.

4. Here you have to OFF DHCP by pressing SPACE BAR on your keyboard. After putting all the details press F10 to save the settings.

5. Then Go to Network > NIC and TCP/ IP settings press enter and here you have to provide static IP address. After setting up the same ,press F10 to save the settings.

Note : Network Interface Adapter should be ON State and Transceiver Speed Autoselect should be ON State.

6. Go To File option and click on exit.

Press Enter to configure ILO settings on your server.

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how to create a virtual machine in vmware workstation

How to create a virtual machine in vmware workstation ?

1. Click on to create a new virtual machine

2. After click on to create a new virtual machine option , it will prompt you a wizard for the same. Choose any one of the options between Typical and Custom as per your convenience. I choose typical and click next

3. Now in this wizard you need to put your  ESXi  ISO image wherein you can put either through your CD/DVD drive or  from your local computer by the browse button. I choose the second option and select an  ISO image from my local computer.

4. Then put Virtual machine name as per your naming convention and provide location to save this virtual machine by clicking on browse button. Click next.

 

5. Then it will ask you for maximum disc space, you can select as per your convenience and select virtual disk in to multiple files rather than into single file option. Click next

 

6. In  this step you can edit your hardware settings as well  by clicking on customize Hardware tab

7. You can edit your Virtual machine hardware and Click next and finish