Load Balancing GMC Inspire Interactive

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

 

1   Introduction 

GMC Inspire Interactive is an easy to deploy solution, GMC Inspire Interactive offers a self-service portal that enables your customer-facing employees to create impactful communications while maintaining compliance with corporate standards and providing an online dashboard for tracking approvals.

 

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

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

 

2  Configuration Required

 

2.1  Global Configuration

      No Changes Required

      

2.2  Virtual Service Configuration

 One virtual Service is required that will listen on port 443. If you require SSL Offloading, you need to ensure that you re-encrypt. If your backend server is not configured for SSL, you will  have issues with Absolute or Embedded HTTP links. 

 

Port 80 Redirect

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

 

 

 

2.3   Virtual Service

      > New Virtual Service

      > Enter IP Address

      > Port = 443

      >  Service Name = GMC Inspire Interactive

 

 

2.4    Standard Options   

      > Disable Transparency

      >  Persistence = Super HTTP (You will need to enable "SSL Acceleration" in SSL Properties in section  2.5) 

      >  Timeout =  1 Hours

      > Scheduling Method = Least Connection

 

2.5     Enable SSL Acceleration

      > Tick Re-Encrypt 

      >  Assign Certificate

 

2.6    Real Servers

      > Checker Parameter Type = HTTPS

      > Check Port = 443  (This Port may vary)

 

      > Enter Real Server IP Address

      > Port = 443   (This Port may vary)

      > Forwarding Method = NAT





If you have successfully Load Balanced your GMC Inspire 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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