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Configuring an Oracle® Solaris 11.3 System as a Router or a Load Balancer

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Updated: December 2018

How to Enable ILB

  1. Become an administrator.

    For more information, see Using Your Assigned Administrative Rights in Securing Users and Processes in Oracle Solaris 11.3.

  2. Enable the appropriate forwarding service, either IPv4 or IPv6 or both of them.

    This command produces no output when successful.

    # ipadm set-prop -p forwarding=on ipv4
    # ipadm set-prop -p forwarding=on ipv6
  3. Enable the ILB service.
    # svcadm enable ilb 
  4. Verify that the ILB service is enabled.
    # svcs ilb

    This command displays information about service instances as recorded in the service configuration repository.