Load Balancing Ellucian WebAdvisor

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Configuration has yet to be fully verified, Kemp Support will gladly assist if your Ellucian WebAdvisor 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 WebAdvisor servers are highly-available, scalable, and secure.

Configuration has yet to be fully verified, Kemp Support will gladly assist if your Ellucian WebAdvisor 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 WebAdvisor

      > Add New Virtual Service

 

2.4    Standard Options   

      > Disable Transparency

      >  Persistence = None

      > 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 =  8080    (This port may vary)

      >  URL: =  /WTEST/WebAdvisor?TYPE=M&PID=CORE-WBMAIN&TOKENIDX=1926660034

      >   Add New

     

     

      > Enter Real Server IP Address

      > Port = 8080   (This Port may vary)

      > Forwarding Method = NAT

If you have successfully Load Balanced your Ellucian WebAdvisor 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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