Load Balancing Ellucian Luminis Portal

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


1   Introduction

Ellucian develope fully integrated software and professional services to build enterprise education platforms for higher education.


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 Ellucian Luminis servers are highly-available, scalable, and secure.

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


2  Configuration Required


2.1  Global Configuration

       No Changes Required


2.2  Virtual Service Configuration: 

       One Virtual Service required, you can also have a port 80 Redirect if required.


Port 80 Redirect

When 443 Virtual Service is created, navigate to Modify VS --> Advanced Properties --> Add a Port 80 Redirector VS



 2.3   Virtual Services

      > New Virtual Service

      > Enter IP Address

      > Port = 443

      > Name = Ellucian Luminis Portal

      > Add New Virtual Service


2.4    Standard Options   

      > Disable Transparency

      >  Persistence = Active Cookie or Source IP   (SSL acceleration Enabled) 

      >  Persistence Time = 1 Hour 

      > Scheduling Method = Round Robin



2.5     Enable SSL Acceleration  (Enable Re-encryption if Server Requires)

      >  Re-Encrypt if server requires secure connection

      >  Assign Certificate


2.6    Real Servers

      > Checker Parameter Type = TCP 

      > Check Port =  8085    (This port may vary)

      > Add New 

      > Enter Real Server IP Address

      > Port = 8085   (This Port may vary)

      > Forwarding Method = NAT

If you have successfully Load Balanced your Ellucian Luminis Portal 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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