Load Balancing IBM Lotus Quickr

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

 

1   Introduction

IBM Lotus Quickr is team collaboration software that helps you share content, collaborate and work more efficiently online with your coworkers.

 

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 Lotus Quickr servers are highly-available, scalable, and secure.

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

 

2  Configuration Required

 

2.1  Global Configuration

       No Changes Required

 

2.2  Virtual Service Configuration: 

       Two Virtual Services required. A port 80 Redirect and a port 443 for connecting. For this setup we are not        Re-Encrypting as the server is listening on port 80, if server is listening on port 443, you can either                  choose to not implement SSL Offloading, or tick the SSL Re-Encrypt option. 

 

 2.3   Virtual Services

      > New Virtual Service

      > Enter IP Address

      > Port = 443

      > Name = Lotus Quickr

      > Add New Virtual Service

 

2.4    Standard Options   

      > Disable Transparency

      >  Persistence = Source IP

      >  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 = HTTP 

      > Check Port =  80

      > Add New 

 

      > Enter Real Server IP Address

      > Port = 80

      > Forwarding Method = NAT



2.7    Create Port 80 Redirect

     >  Advanced Properties  

    >  Add a Port 80 Redirector VS Redirection URL:  https://%h%s 

 

If you have successfully Load Balanced your Lotus Quickr environment 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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