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Aug 31, 2016

A list of the frequently asked questions about clustering (NetScaler 11.0, 10.5, 10.1). Click a question to view its answer.

How many NetScaler appliances can be included in a single NetScaler cluster?
Can a NetScaler appliance be a part of multiple clusters?
What is a cluster IP address? What is its subnet mask?
How can I make a specific cluster node as the cluster configuration coordinator?
Why are the network interfaces of a cluster represented in 3-tuple (n/u/c) notation instead of the regular 2-tuple (u/c) notation?
How can I set the hostname for a cluster node?
Can I automatically detect NetScaler appliances so that I can add them to a cluster?
Is the traffic serving capability of a cluster affected if a node is removed or disabled or reboot or shutdown or made inactive?
I have multiple standalone appliances, each of which has different configurations. Can I add them to a single cluster?
Can I migrate the configurations of a standalone NetScaler appliance or an HA setup to the clustered setup?
Are backplane interfaces part of the L3 VLANs?
How can I configure a cluster that includes nodes from different networks?
How can I configure/un-configure the NSVLAN on a cluster?
I have a cluster setup where some NetScaler nodes are not connected to the external network. Can the cluster still function normally?
How can deployments that require MAC-Based Forwarding (MBF) be supported in a clustered setup?
Can I execute commands from the NSIP address of a cluster node?
Can I disable configuration propagation among cluster nodes?
Can I change the NSIP address or change the NSVLAN of a NetScaler appliance when it is a part of the cluster?
Does the NetScaler cluster support L2 and L3 VLANs?
How can I configure SNMP on a NetScaler cluster?
What details must I have available when I contact technical support for cluster-related issues?
Can I use striped IP addresses as the default gateway of servers?
Can I view routing configurations of a specific cluster node from the cluster IP address?
How can I specify the node for which I want to set the LACP system priority?
How are IP tunnels configured in a cluster setup?
How can I add a failover interface set (FIS) on the nodes of a NetScaler cluster?
How are net profiles configured in a cluster setup?
How can I configure WIonNS in a cluster setup?
Can the cluster LA channel be used for management access?