• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

In this challenge, you will configure network load balancing (NLB) in a network that contains two web servers. First, you will install Internet Information Services (IIS) on the web servers. Next, you will install NLB by using Windows® PowerShell, and then you will configure NLB to load balance network traffic to the web servers in the web farm. Finally, you will create custom load balancing rules, and then you will verify that traffic is being balanced according to your load balancing rules. Note: Once you begin a challenge you will not be able to pause, save, or return to your progress. Please ensure you have set aside enough time to complete the challenge before you start.

Learning Objectives

In this challenge, you will configure network load balancing (NLB) in a network that contains two web servers. First, you will install Internet Information Services (IIS) on the web servers. Next, you will install NLB by using Windows® PowerShell, and then you will configure NLB to load balance network traffic to the web servers in the web farm. Finally, you will create custom load balancing rules, and then you will verify that traffic is being balanced according to your load balancing rules. Note: Once you begin a challenge you will not be able to pause, save, or return to your progress. Please ensure you have set aside enough time to complete the challenge before you start.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Systems Administration