Configure a secure content switching server

An SSL-based content switching virtual server first decrypts the secure data and then redirects the data to appropriately configured servers as determined by the type of content and the configured content switching policies. The packets sent to the server have a mapped IP address as the source IP address.

The following example shows the steps to configure two address-based virtual servers to perform load balancing on the HTTP services. One virtual server, Vserver-LB-HTML, load balances the dynamic content (cgi, asp), and the other, Vserver-LB-Image, load balances the static content (gif, jpeg). The load-balancing method used is the default, LEASTCONNECTION. A content switching SSL virtual server, Vserver-CS-SSL, is then configured to perform SSL acceleration and switching of HTTPS requests on the basis of configured content switching policies.

Example:

enable ns feature lb cs ssl

add lb vserver Vserver-LB-HTML http 10.1.1.2 80

add lb vserver Vserver-LB-Image http 10.1.1.3 80

add service s1 10.1.1.4 http 80

add service s2 10.1.1.5 http 80

add service s3 10.1.1.6 http 80

add service s4 10.1.1.7 http 80

bind lb vserver Vserver-LB-HTML s1

bind lb vserver Vserver-LB-HTML s2

bind lb vserver Vserver-LB-Image s3

bind lb vserver Vserver-LB-Image s4

add cs vserver Vserver-CS-SSL ssl 10.1.1.1 443

add cs policy pol1 -url "*.cgi"

add cs policy pol2 -url "*.asp"

add cs policy pol3 -url "*.gif"

add cs policy pol4 -url "*.jpeg"

bind cs vserver Vserver-CS-SSL -policyName pol1 Vserver-LB-HTML

bind cs vserver Vserver-CS-SSL -policyName pol2 Vserver-LB-HTML

bind cs vserver Vserver-CS-SSL -policyName pol3 Vserver-LB-Image

bind cs vserver Vserver-CS-SSL -policyName pol4 Vserver-LB-Image

add certkey mykey -cert /nsconfig/ssl/ns-root.cert -key /nsconfig/ssl/ns-root.key

bind certkey Vserver-CS-SSL mykey

show cs vserver Vserver-CS-SSL


        Vserver-CS-SSL (10.1.1.1:443) - SSL Type: CONTENT


        State: UP


        Last state change was at Tue Jul 13 02:11:37 2010


        Time since last state change: 0 days, 00:02:12.440


        Client Idle Timeout: 180 sec


        Down state flush: ENABLED


        Disable Primary Vserver On Down : DISABLED


        State Update: DISABLED


        Default:        Content Precedence: RULE


        Vserver IP and Port insertion: OFF


        Case Sensitivity: ON


        Push: DISABLED  Push VServer:


        Push Label Rule: none

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