Manual Chapter : Create a basic server pool to process HTTP/2 traffic

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  • 17.1.1, 17.1.0, 17.0.0, 16.1.4, 16.1.3, 16.1.2, 16.1.1, 16.1.0, 16.0.1, 16.0.0, 15.1.10, 15.1.9, 15.1.8, 15.1.7, 15.1.6, 15.1.5, 15.1.4, 15.1.3, 15.1.2, 15.1.1, 15.1.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.0
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Create a basic server pool to process HTTP/2 traffic

You can create a pool of application servers enabled for processing HTTP/2 traffic. After creating the server pool, you must assign the pool to a virtual server.
Each pool member should be an HTTP/2-capable web server.
  1. On the Main tab, click
    Local Traffic
    The Pools list screen opens.
  2. Click
    The New Pool screen opens.
  3. In the
    field, type a name for the pool.
    Names must begin with a letter, and can contain only letters, numbers, and the underscore (_) character.
    The pool name is limited to 63 characters.
  4. Type a
    field, type a description of the pool.
  5. For the
    Health Monitors
    setting, from the
    box, select a health monitor and move it to the
    There are no HTTP/2-specific health monitors available on the BIG-IP system.
  6. In the Resources area of the screen, from the
    Load Balancing Method
    list, retain the default, or select a load balancing method.
  7. From the
    Priority Group Activation
    list, retain the default value (
    ) or select
    Less than
    and type a numeric value.
  8. Using the
    New Members
    setting, add each resource that you want to include in the pool:
    1. In the
      Node Name
      field, type a name for the node portion of the pool member.
    2. In the
      field, type an IP address.
    3. In the
      Service Port
      field, type a port number, or select a service name from the list.
    4. If you enabled priority group activation, then in the
      field, type a priority number.
    5. Click
  9. Click