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4 Managing Configurations

The first step toward creating a load-balanced service with Oracle Traffic Director is to create a configuration, which is a collection of metadata defining the run-time characteristics of an Oracle Traffic Director server. After creating a configuration, you can use it to create instances of Oracle Traffic Director servers on one or more administration nodes.


For the definitions of the Oracle Traffic Director terminology—configuration, administration node, and instance, see Section 1.4, "Oracle Traffic Director Terminology." For information about the relationship between configurations, administration nodes, and instances, see Figure 1-3 in Chapter 1, "Getting Started with Oracle Traffic Director."

This chapter contains the following topics: