Microsoft Windows Server Network Load Balancing Step By Step guide

Network Load Balancing
Network Load Balancing
  1. Prepare the Network ready and make Web server 1, Web
    Server 2 and Web Server 3 member of DC
  2. Go to DC and perform the following steps:
  • Run-nlbmgr (NLB Manager will open)
  • Right click on Network Load balancing Cluster
    node
    Click on New cluster
  • On IP address type virtual IP address
    (192.168.1.254) then subnet mask (automatic)
  • Click on Next and in Cluster IP Address also
    click on Next
  • On Port Rule page also click on Next
  • On Connect page type IP address of Web Server 1
    (10.10.10.11) then Connect button
  • Select the NIC 2 for NLB connection then Next
  • Finish (The NLB will connect the Web Server 1 as
    a first node and converge it for NLB inbound.)
  • After
    converging is completed, Right click on New cluster name
  • Click on Add Host to Cluster option (Wizard will
    open again)
  • On Connect page type IP address of web server 2
    then Connect button
  • Select the NIC displayed NIC2 then Next
  • Click on Finish button
  • repeat same as web server 2 to add web server 3

(All Web Servers
must be converged)

  1. Now Go to Web Server 1, Web Server 2, and Web Server 3
    Create a folder and put same website contents in
    all servers

    Define Security for Everyone- Read permission

    Install IIS in all Web Servers

    Publish website by same name (contosonepal) and
    same virtual IP address (192.168.1.254) in all web servers

    Create a Primary DNS by name of website
    (contosonepal.com.np)

    Create a Host record to create WWW record

  2. Go to Primary DNS Server (Domain Controller).

New Host (A)

On Name box type www then in IP
Address type virtual IP address 192.168.1.254

  • Test the website
  1. Go to Internet client
  • Open the Browser
  • Type the website address and then Go button

View
the content

Site to Site VPN with PPTP Tunneling

site to site vpn
Test Lab Configuration

1# Configure TCP/IP Settings, Make VPN1 Server member of DC, and Default Gateway also in all PC
2#Configure and Enable LAN Routing in Router
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Steps:
 Start Run-rrasmgmt.msc
o (Routing and Remote Access Management Console Window will open)
 Right click on server icon
 Click Configure and Enable Routing and Remote Access Service
o (A Wizard will lunch)
 Next
 Choose Custom Settings then
 Next
 Click LAN Routing Option
 Next
 Finish
o (A service starting message will open)
 Click Yes to start Routing service

3#Configure VPN & Demand Dial-In Interface in VPN1
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Steps:

 Start Run-rrasmgmt.msc
o (Routing and Remote Access Management Console Window will open)
 Right Click on server icon Click Configure and Enable Routing and Remote Access Service
o (A Wizard will lunch)
 Next Choose Remote access(dial-in or VPN) option
 Next Choose VPN
 Choose the Public IP Interface which is connected to Internet[LAN2]
 Next Choose From a specified range of address
 Next
 Click New then Type Virtual IP range [5.5.5.1-5.5.5.10]
 OK
 Next
 Next
 Finish
 Ok on DHCP Relay Interface message
 [VPN is now active]

 Expand VPN Server(Local)icon
 Right click on Network Interface
 Click New Demand-dial Interface
 Next On Interface name type VPNBranch
 Next
 Next on Connection Type
 Choose Point to Point Tunneling Protocol(PPTP)
 Next
 Type IP of Branch office VPN Server’s Public IP
o [VPN2:172.16.1.100]
 Next Select both option
 Next
 Click Add button then type Static Route Network
o [Destination: 1.1.1.0 Network Mask:255.255.255.0]
 Next
 Type Password for vpnbranch user to connect from branch
 eg:vpn@123 Next
 Again type user id and password with domain name
 User name: vpnbranch
 Domain:vpn2
 Password:vpn@123
 Confirm password:vpn@123
 Next
 Finish

4#Configure VPN & Demand Dial-In Interface in VPN2
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Steps:

• Start Run-rrasmgmt.msc
o (Routing and Remote Access Management Console Window will open)
• Right cilck on server icon
• Click Configure and Enable Routing and Remote Access Service
o (A Wizard will lunch)
• Next Choose Remote access(dial-in or VPN) option
• Next Choose VPN
• Choose the Public IP Interface which is connected to Internet[LAN2]
• Next Choose From a specified range of address
• Next
• Click New then Type Virtual IP range [9.9.9.1-9.9.9.10]
• Ok
• Next
• Next
• Finish
• Ok on DHCP Relay Interface message

[VPN is now active]

• Expand VPN Server(Local)icon
• Right click on Network Interface
• Click New Demand-dial Interface
• Next On Interface name type VPNHead
• Next
• Next on Connection Type
• Choose Point to Point Tunneling Protocol(PPTP)
• Next
• Type IP of Head office VPN Server’s Public IP
 [VPN2:1.1.1.1]
• Next Select both option
• Next
• Click Add button then type Static Route Network
 [Destination: 172.16.1.0 Network Mask:255.255.255.0]
• Next
• Type Password for vpnbranch user to connect from branch
eg:vpn@123
• Next
• Again type user id and password with domain name
 User name: vpnhead
 Domain:vpn1
 Password:vpn@123
 Confirm password:vpn@123
• Next
• Finish
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5# Create VPN Dial up connection in both VPN Server
Connect from both VPN
Now Ping XP to DC/DC to XP