What is new for NLB in Windows Server 2008R2?

  In Windows Server 2008 R2 several improvements have been made to the Network Load Balancing (NLB) technology.    Extended Affinity In the past, affinity was only honored for open connections when a failover occurs.  In 2008 R2 we added what is known as “Extended Client Affinity”.  When Extended Affinity is enabled and node membership… Read more

PowerShell Help Online & Management Pack Updates for Failover Clustering & NLB

Hi Cluster Fans,   We have added Windows Server 2008 R2 PowerShell help on TechNet and have updated our Management Packs to support 2008 R2 for System Center Operation Manager (SCOM), for both Failover Clustering and Network Load Balancing.   PowerShell Help Online  With PowerShell help online you can see the same information as the… Read more

NLB Management Pack for SCOM 2007 Released

NLB Fans,   We have just released the System Center Operations Manager 2007 management pack (MP) for Windows Server 2008 Network Load Balancing (NLB).  It is available for download at: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=dc17e093-bdd7-4cb3-9981-853776ed90be&displaylang=en.     In addition to examining the health of your NLB cluster to improve the security, availability and performance, this MP in collaboration with… Read more