Load Balancing SCOM

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

 

1   Introduction

System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) is a cross-platform data center monitoring system for operating systems and hypervisors. It uses a single interface that shows state, health and performance information of computer systems.

 

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 SCOM servers are highly-available, scalable, and secure.

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

 

2     Configuration 

 

2.1  Global Configuration

       No Changes Required

 

  2.2  Virtual Service Configuration

         Two Virtual Services required. One service listening on port 5723 which will be used to Load Balance SCOM Gateway and another service listening on port 5724 for SCOM Management.

 

2.3   SCOM Gateway

 > New Virtual Service

 > Enter IP Address

 > Port = 5723

 > Name = SCOM Gateway

 

2.4    Standard Options   

 >  Persistence = Source IP

 >  Timeout =  1 Hours

 > Scheduling Method = Least Connection

  

2.5    Real Servers

    > Checker Parameter Type = TCP

    > Checked Port = 5723

    >  Add New

       > Enter Real Server IP Address

       > Port = 8080 

       > Forwarding Method = NAT

 

2.3   SCOM Mangement

 > New Virtual Service

 > Enter IP Address

 > Port = 5724

 > Name = SCOM Management

2.4    Standard Options   

 >  Persistence = Source IP

 >  Timeout =  1 Hours

 > Scheduling Method = Least Connection

  

2.6    Real Servers

    > Checker Parameter Type = TCP

    > Checked Port = 5724

    >  Add New


If you have successfully Load Balanced your SCOM Servers 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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