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Oracle GlassFish Server 3.1-3.1.1 High Availability Administration Guide
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1.  High Availability in GlassFish Server

2.  Setting Up SSH for Centralized Administration

3.  Administering GlassFish Server Nodes

4.  Administering GlassFish Server Clusters

5.  Administering GlassFish Server Instances

6.  Administering Named Configurations

7.  Configuring Web Servers for HTTP Load Balancing

8.  Configuring HTTP Load Balancing

How the HTTP Load Balancer Works

Installing the Loadbalancer Plug-In

HTTP Load Balancing Algorithm

Features of the GlassFish Loadbalancer Plug-In

Auto Apply

Weighted Round Robin

User-Defined Load Balancing

Setting Up HTTP Load Balancing

Prerequisites for Setting Up HTTP Load Balancing

Procedure for Setting Up HTTP Load Balancing

To Set Up Load Balancing Using the asadmin Tool

HTTP Load Balancer Deployments

Using Clustered Server Instances

Using Multiple Standalone Instances

Configuring the HTTP Load Balancer

Configuring an HTTP Load Balancer on the DAS

Creating an HTTP Load Balancer Reference

Enabling Server Instances for HTTP Load Balancing

Enabling Applications for HTTP Load Balancing

Creating the HTTP Health Checker

Creating a Health Checker

Additional Health Check Properties for Healthy Instances

Changing the HTTP Load Balancer Configuration

Exporting the HTTP Load Balancer Configuration File

Enabling Dynamic Reconfiguration

Disabling (Quiescing) a Server Instance or Cluster

To Quiesce a Server Instance or Cluster

Disabling (Quiescing) an Application

To Quiesce an Application

Configuring HTTP and HTTPS Failover

HTTPS Routing

Configuring HTTPS Routing

Known Issues

Using Redirects with the HTTP Load Balancer

The auth-pass-through-enabled Attribute

The proxyHandler Property

The rewrite-location Property

Configuring Idempotent URLs

Monitoring the GlassFish Loadbalancer Plug-In

Configuring Log Messages

Types of Log Messages

Load Balancer Configurator Log Messages

Request Dispatch and Runtime Log Messages

Configurator Error Messages

Enabling HTTP Load Balancer Logging

To Turn on HTTP Load Balancer Logging

Understanding Monitoring Messages

9.  Upgrading Applications Without Loss of Availability

10.  Configuring High Availability Session Persistence and Failover

11.  Configuring Java Message Service High Availability

12.  RMI-IIOP Load Balancing and Failover


Chapter 8

Configuring HTTP Load Balancing

This chapter describes how to configure HTTP load balancing on GlassFish Server 3.1.

The following topics are addressed here:

For information on other types of load balancing, see Chapter 11, Configuring Java Message Service High Availability and Chapter 12, RMI-IIOP Load Balancing and Failover.