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factors in http LB

hi all,
i just wonder what need to consider when routing request to a particular server in http load balancer? tks.  
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jon1966Commented:
Hi,

I am familiar wth F5 BigIP Load Balancing.  Would you be more specific with your question?


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BeginToLearnAuthor Commented:
hi Jon,
I just want to ask in general regardless of product. But can you let me know F5 BigIP consider what factors? tks.
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jon1966Commented:
Most just do send traffic to a back end server with the least amount of existing connections.  There are other factors, such as if the traffic is originating from internal or external traffic.
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BeginToLearnAuthor Commented:
how about server specification? check server health? sticky session?
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jon1966Commented:
Sure, I've attached a BigIP LTM DataSheet.
big-ip-local-traffic-manager-ds.pdf
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BeginToLearnAuthor Commented:
let me read it. give me 20 minutes. tks. I am doing research about this :)
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BeginToLearnAuthor Commented:
from page 5 to page 7 of that attachment, i have all answers :)
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jon1966Commented:
Attached config guide
Configuration-Guide-for-BIG-IP-L.pdf
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