|Subject:||NLB and IIS|
|Posted by:||Damian Stalls (damian.stal…@gmail.com)|
|Date:||Sun, 01 Jul 2007|
I would like to use NLB with a web farm I currently maintain. My
question is how does the NLB service decide which server to place
client or request. My understanding of IIS6 is that each request
by a client is treated a new request and not an extension of the
Basically if i search through the browser everyone who lives in "Los
Angeles" and if i get 15 pages of content every time I click "Next"
see the next page a different server could be handeling the request.
Is this the case or can NLB tie a remote client session to a specific
server in the farm and all requests are only handeled by that server
(for a period of time)? Any feedback would be appreciated.
(I ask because my application currently does not remember the user
state... if a different server handles the request when I click
"Next" the entire search will be reset and I will be looking at
everyone as opposed to my search criteria).