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Binding a Policy to a Virtual Server

Nov 14, 2013

A globally bound policy applies to all load balancing and content switching virtual servers.

Note that when binding a policy to a virtual server, you must identify it as a request-time or a response-time policy.

To bind a policy to a load balancing or content switching virtual server by using the command line interface

At the command prompt, type the following commands to bind a policy to a load balancing or content switching virtual server and verify the configuration:
  • bind lb|cs vserver <virtualServerName> -policyName <policyName> -priority <positiveInteger> -type REQUEST|RESPONSE
  • show lb vserver <name>

    Example

    > bind lb vserver lbvip -policyName ns_cmp_msapp -priority 50 
     Done 
    > show lb vserver lbvip 
            lbvip (8.7.6.6:80) - HTTP       Type: ADDRESS 
            State: DOWN 
            Last state change was at Wed Jul 15 05:54:24 2009 (+226 ms) 
            Time since last state change: 28 days, 01:57:26.350 
            Effective State: DOWN 
            Client Idle Timeout: 180 sec 
            Down state flush: ENABLED 
            Disable Primary Vserver On Down : DISABLED 
            Port Rewrite : DISABLED 
            No. of Bound Services :  0 (Total)       0 (Active) 
            Configured Method: LEASTCONNECTION 
            Mode: IP 
            Persistence: NONE 
            Vserver IP and Port insertion: OFF 
            Push: DISABLED  Push VServer: 
            Push Multi Clients: NO 
            Push Label Rule: none 
     
    1)      Policy : ns_cmp_msapp Priority:50 
    2)      Policy : cf-pol Priority:1      Inherited 
     Done

To bind a policy to an SSL offload virtual server by using the command line interface

At the command prompt, type the following commands to bind a policy to an SSL offload virtual server and verify the configuration:
bind ssl vserver <vServerName>@ -policyName <policyName> -priority <positiveInteger>

To bind a policy to a virtual server by using the configuration utility

  1. In the navigation pane, expand Traffic Management > Load Balancing, Traffic Management > Content Switching, Traffic Management > SSL Offload, Security > AAA- Application Traffic, or NetScaler Gateway, and then click Virtual Servers.
  2. In the details pane, double-click the virtual server to which you want to bind the policy, and then click Open.
  3. On the Policies tab, click the icon for the type of policy that you want to bind (the choices are feature-specific), and then click the name of the policy. Note that for some features, you can bind both classic policies and policies that use the default syntax to the virtual server.
  4. If you are binding a policy to a Content Switching virtual server, in the Target field select a load balancing virtual server to which traffic that matches the policy is sent.
  5. Click OK. A message in the status bar indicates that the policy is bound successfully.