I am looking for any information I can find about setting up a hardware load balancer between WFEs and App servers in SharePoint 2010.
While the load balancing procedure is simple for WFEs since you just set up DNS to point to network load balancer (NLB) and NLB can be configured to load balance between the WFEs, NLB in this case is sitting outside the farm. How will you insert NLB inside
I know Application Servers can load balance on their own (WFEs can direct traffic to multiple App Servers) but I want to configure a hardware load balancer nonetheless. I have seen architecture diagrams on TechNet which show NLBs between App and WFEs but
no guidance on how it will be configured. Since the app servers will be registered as part of the farm (Configuration DB), how do I tell WFEs to direct traffic to NLB rather than to the App servers directly.
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