Current User Guide

ALB-X User Guide – Software Version: 4.1.2 (Build 1644)

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This status light reflects whether the GUI is connected to the appliance. A Green status with a white tick is good whilst a red status light with a white cross means the browser is no longer connected to the ALB-X

Home

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Help

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SetUp

IP Services

The most used page on the jetNEXUS ALB-X. Create, delete, view and configure your IP Services. You can also specify the server health checking method, load balancing policy along with applying layer 7 flightPATH rules such as HTTP Redirect.

Clustering

The Clustering page is the home of High Availability and synchronisation. Here you will find three main options “Cluster”, “Manual” and Stand-alone”

Appliance

View and update adapter details alongside DNS settings for the jetNEXUS ALB-X.

Licence

View or upload your licence.

Network

Set your default gateway, add static routes and view the routing table.

Hardware

View the interfaces configured on your jetNEXUS ALB-X. On hardware appliances you can configure bonding and set the speed and duplex of your interfaces.

Configure

flightPATH

Create, edit or delete flightPATH rules. flightPATH is an extremely powerful yet simple to configure layer 7 routing engine for HTTP traffic.

Real Server Monitoring

Create, edit or delete application layer health checks or monitors to ensure the real servers are capable of serving content.

Users / Audit Log

Create mulitple users and assign a role for each user. In this section you can also see the actions of each user.

Security

Change the admin password and enable SSH access or to the jetNEXUS ALB-X. Enable SOAP API access. Set the GUI secure port and certificate.

Logging

Change W3C logging levels. Enable remote W3C log storage.

Email Events

Setup email notifications and alerts.

Cache

Create caching rules for multiple domains. Fine tune the cache settings to speed up web applications.

SSL Certificates

Create local certificates or Certificate Signing Request. Manage existing certificates, including the ability to add intermediates. Install and export certificates.

History

This page allows you to enable the logging of data that can viewed as an historical graph from the Monitor History section

Monitor

Dashboard

View the current disk space, memory utilisation and CPU percentage. You can also see the most critical events from the syslog.

Statistics

View the overall statistics for the jetNEXUS ALB-X including compression, hits, connections and caching.

Logging

View and manually download W3C log and System log.

Status

See load balancing in action per service in real time with current connections and data to each real server.

History

View historical graphing

Services

Date & Time

See the current date and time. Manually set the date and time or configure automatic UTC synchronisation to an NTP server.

Ping

Send ICMP echo requests to troubleshoot network connectivity.

SNMP

Enable jetNEXUS ALB-X SNMP agent.

Capture

Generate and download a capture of all TCP packets to aid troubleshooting.

Restart

Quickly restart jetNEXUS ALB-X services.

Reboot

Reboot jetNEXUS ALB-X appliance.

Power Off

Power off / shutdown the jetNEXUS ALB-X appliance.

Advanced

Update Software

Download the current configuration. Upload a new configuration or jetPACK (application template). Upload a new software version or revert to a previous version.

Protocol

HTTP

Enable Server Too Busy and upload a custom server too busy page. Configure the HTTP compression setting to fine tune performance. Set the XFF header settings.

Help

Reference

This will direct you to User Central where the user guide and many other resources can be found

About Us

Software version information and contact details for edgeNEXUS Solutions Ltd.

jetPACK

jetPACK

Information on how to download, apply and create application templates or synchronise your configuration to another ALB-X.

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