Network Load Balancing Resources
Updated: January 21, 2005
Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2
The following links point to information that might help you better understand Network Load Balancing within the overall context of Windows Clustering.
For information on the solutions that make up Windows Clustering, refer to Windows Clustering.
For information on Server clusters, refer to Server clusters overview and the Microsoft Windows Resource Kits Web site.
For information on server clusters and how they work with Network Load Balancing clusters, refer to Updated technical information.
For a detailed description of how a business has used Network Load Balancing clusters and server clusters to improve performance and availability of their Web site and other services, refer to the scenario at the Microsoft Web site.
Maximizing the uptime of server systems requires careful attention to planning, design, and operations. For more information about monitoring recommendations for high-availability systems, see the "System Performance and Troubleshooting Guide" at the Microsoft Windows Resource Kits Web site. For more information about maximizing the availability of a Network Load Balancing cluster, see the "Server Management Guide" at the Microsoft Windows Resource Kits Web site and "High availability with clustering and NLB" at the Microsoft Windows Resource Kits Web site.
Microsoft maintains up-to-date product documentation at the Microsoft Web site . This site has information that is more current than the Help documentation on your product CD.
Microsoft Product Support Services provides a searchable database of technical support information for Microsoft products. You can search here for general information about Network Load Balancing or for information related to other Microsoft products. You can get to the Microsoft Product Support Services Web site by clicking the appropriate link in Support resources.
For information about unattended setup, refer to Planning for unattended Setup.