Use case 9: Configure load balancing in the inline mode

In an inline mode (also called two-arm mode) setup, you connect the NetScaler appliance to the network through multiple VLANs. The appliance receives the request from the client on one VLAN and it sends the request to the server on another VLAN. In the two-arm setup, the appliance is connected between the servers and the client. Client requests at the switch are forwarded to the appliance, and the appliance uses the configured load balancing method to select the service. This is shown in the following diagram.

Figure 1. Load balancing in inline mode

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The configuration and the entity diagram for inline mode are the same as described in Configuring Load Balancing in One-arm Mode.