Create a DNS load balancing virtual server
The DNS virtual server enables the forward proxy to perform DNS resolution before forwarding a client request to an origin server. The DNS load balancing virtual server is associated with the DNS service that represents the physical DNS server on the network.
Create a DNS load balancing virtual server by using the CLI
At the command line, type the following commands to create a DNS load balancing virtual server and verify the configuration:
- add lb vserver <name> <serviceType> - show lb vserver [<name>]
> add lb vserver Vserver-DNS-1 DNS Done > show lb vserver Vserver-DNS-1 Vserver-DNS-1 (0.0.0.0:0) - DNS Type: ADDRESS State: DOWN Last state change was at Fri Jul 2 10:32:28 2010 Time since last state change: 0 days, 00:00:08.10 Effective State: DOWN ARP:DISABLED Client Idle Timeout: 120 sec Down state flush: ENABLED Disable Primary Vserver On Down : DISABLED No. of Bound Services : 0 (Total) 0 (Active) Configured Method: LEASTCONNECTION Mode: IP Persistence: NONE Done
Create a DNS load balancing virtual server by using the GUI
- Navigate to Traffic Management > Load Balancing > Virtual Servers.
- In the details pane, click Add.
- In the Create Virtual Server (Load Balancing) dialog box, in the Name box, type a name for the virtual server.
- In the Protocol* drop down list, select a supported protocol (for example, DNS).
- Click Create, and then click Close. The DNS Virtual Servers pane displays the new virtual server.