Answering the following questions will reinforce key information presented in this chapter. If you’re unable to answer a question, review the appropriate lesson and then try the question again. Answers to the questions can be found in the appendix.
- How does NLB work?
- What are the differences between Single affinity and Class C affinity?
- How does NLB manage session state that spans multiple connections?
- You’re a network administrator at Trey Research. You’re responsible for administering the company’s Web site and its infrastructure. You want to implement an NLB cluster to run IIS. You’ve identified network risks and eliminated any single points of failure. The cluster will include four hosts, and each host will be configured to use RAID-5 for fault-tolerant storage. You’ll determine the host’s capacity requirements after you’ve planned the rest of the cluster. What other decision must you make?
- You’re planning a small NLB cluster for your organization’s network. The cluster will contain only two computers. Each computer will be configured with only one network adapter. You want the configuration to support ordinary network traffic between the computers. Which NLB configuration model should you use?