Load Balancing Kerberos

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Configuration has yet to be fully verified, Kemp Support will gladly assist if your Kerberos traffic is not flowing as expected.

 

 

1   Introduction

Kerberos Kerberos is a network authentication protocol. It is designed to provide strong authentication for client/server applications by using secret-key cryptography.

 

1.1  Document Purpose

This section details a configuration for a specific application that has been provided by a customer but has yet to be fully tested

This specific configuration will ensure that your Kerberos servers are highly-available, scalable, and secure.

Configuration has yet to be fully verified, Kemp Support will gladly assist if your Kerberos traffic is not flowing as expected.

 

 

2  Configuration 

 

2.1  Global Configuration

       No Changes Required

 

  2.2  Virtual Service Configuration

 One virtual Service is required that will listen on port 88. 

 

2.3   Create VS

 > New Virtual Service

 > Enter IP Address

 > Port = 88

 > Name = Kerberos

 > Add New Virtual Service

 

 

2.4    Standard Options   

 >  Persistence = Source IP

 >  Timeout =  1 Hours

 

2.5    Real Servers

    > Checker Parameter Type =  TCP

    > Checked Port = 88

    >  Add New

 

   > Enter Real Server IP Address

   > Port =88

   > Forwarding Method = NAT


If you have successfully Load Balanced your Kerberos by implementing this specific configuration, please give a thumbs up or please leave a comment on a possible alteration that was required to make it function. Thank you

 

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