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Server Load Balancing



The Thunder Series and AX Series advanced server load balancing and flexible health monitoring capabilities provide application availability and reliability. The core of A10 ADC platform covers a wide range of options for load balancing methods and health checks. Comprehensive IPv4 and IPv6 support across all models maximizes options for current and future deployment.

Key Features


Advanced Layer 4/Layer 7 Server Load Balancing

  • Fast TCP, Fast UDP, Fast HTTP, Full HTTP Proxy
  • High-performance, template-based, Layer 7 URL and URL hash switching
  • Header, URL and domain manipulation
  • Comprehensive Layer 7 application persistence support
  • aFleX technology for deep packet inspection and traffic manipulation

Comprehensive load balancing methods for server selection

  • Round Robin
  • Least Connections
  • Weighted Round Robin
  • Weighted Least Connections
  • Fastest Response
Application Delivery example for Web, DNS and other services

Application Delivery example for Web,
DNS and other services

Advanced Health Monitoring to ensure servers and applications are responding as expected, and to remove unresponsive servers load balancing server pools.

  • Comprehensive protocol support - ICMP, TCP, UDP, HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, RTSP, SMTP, POP3, SNMP, DNS, RADIUS, LDAP, SIP
  • TCL scriptable health check support

The Thunder Series and AX Series comprehensive traffic manipulation features, load balancing methods and health checks, coupled with flexible deployment methods, make the Thunder Series and AX series ideal for a wide variety of deployment scenarios.