ACE 4710 SSL server LB with stickiness

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I will be replacing 11500 CSS which are not doing SSL termination, just load-balancing SSL sessions terminated on servers with ACE 4710.

On their CSS config, they were doing SSL-sticky. I understand the 4710 doesn't support SSL sticky, but can perform the same function by parsing the HTTP header. Has anyone done this config before and know where/how to parse the header to look for the SSL session# and stick connections to same server?


THANKS!


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Syed Iftekhar Ahmed Wed, 07/23/2008 - 15:50
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In Ace 2.x code GPP (Generic protocol parsing) was introduced that enables ACE to look into the Layer 4 payload.Which is how this stickiness id achieved.


details at


http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/interfaces_modules/services_modules/ace/v3.00_A2/configuration/slb/guide/sticky.html#wp1133923


I dont think its currently available on ACE appliance yet.


Syed


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