Manual Chapter : Creating an alert server pool

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Manual Chapter

Creating
an alert server pool

Before creating an alert server pool, you should create an alert server node.
Create a pool of servers that are grouped together to receive and process alerts.
  1. On the Main tab, click
    Local Traffic
    Pools
    .
    The Pool List screen opens.
  2. Click
    Create
    .
    The New Pool screen opens.
  3. In the
    Name
    field, type a unique name for the pool.
  4. If you want to send alerts to BIG-IQ® Logging Nodes, select a Load Balancing Method from the list.
  5. At the
    New Members
    setting, select
    Node List
    .
  6. In the
    Address
    field:
    • If you want to send alerts to the FPS Dashboard, select the IP address of your alert server.
    • If you want to send alerts to BIG-IQ Logging Nodes, select the IP address of an internal Self-IP on the Logging Node.
  7. In the
    Service Port
    field:
    • If you want to send alerts to the FPS Dashboard, select
      HTTP
      or
      HTTPS
      from the list.
    • If you want to send alerts to BIG-IQ Logging Nodes, type
      8008
      in the text box.
  8. Click
    Add
    .
  9. If you want to send alerts to BIG-IQ Logging Nodes, repeat steps 6-8 for every Logging Node.
  10. Click
    Finished
    .
The new pool appears in the Pools list.