The Setup–>Appliance section allows you view and update the
network details of your jetNEXUS ALB-X load balancer. It is organised
into the following sections.
Here you can add, remove and update the adapter settings.
physical adapters installed on your appliance. Choose an adapter from the list
click to add the VLAN ID for the adapter. A VLAN is a Virtual Local
Area Network which creates a distinct broadcast domain. A VLAN has the
same attributes as physical LAN but it allows for end stations to be
grouped together more easily if they are not on the same network switch
click to add the IP address associated with the adapter
You can add multiple IP addresses to the same interface. This should be an IPv4 32-bit number in quad dotted decimal notation.
click to add the subnet mask assigned to the adapter interface. This
should be an IPv4 32-bit number in quad dotted decimal notation.
this is added the ALB-X will set-up a simply policy that will allow
connections initiated from this interface to be returned via this
interface to the gateway router specified. This allows the ALB-X to be
installed in more complex networking environments without the hassle of
manually configuring complex policy based routing
description for your adapter. Example: Public Interface. Note: The ALB-X will automatically name the first interface Green Side, the second interface Red Side and the third interface Side 3 etc. Please feel free to change these naming conventions to your own choice
click the column then tick the box to assign the interface as the
management address for the Graphical User Interface Web Console.
Please be very careful when changing the interface that Web Console
will listen on. You will need to have the correct routing set up or be
in the same subnet as the new interface in order to reach the Web
Console after the change. The only way to change this back is to access
the command line and issue the set greenside command. This will delete all interfaces except for eth0
jetNEXUS ALB-X appliance. Please note that this cannot be changed
if there are more than 1 member in the Cluster. Please see Clustering
your DNS server
the box to enable. This is a means to improve efficiency of TCP/IP
networks by reducing the number of packets that need to be sent over