How to Set Up a Front-End and Back-End Topology with a Web Farm Behind a Firewall
Topic Last Modified: 2005-05-24
You can create a front-end and back-end topology with a web farm behind a firewall. The following figure illustrates the front-end and back-end scenario with a web farm behind a firewall. In this scenario, you spread the front-end server load over multiple front-end servers. You place multiple front-end servers behind a firewall.
Front-end and back-end topology in a Web farm
Before you perform the procedure in this topic, it is important that you first read the following:
Set up a group of servers as back-end servers in the same forest.
Distribute users over the servers.
Set up another group of servers as front-end servers and configure Network Load Balancing on all these servers.