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    BMC Atrium Discovery can now discover and model the load balancing instances and their configuration for certain NetworkDevice nodes that were previously displayed with a Type of Layer 3 Switch. You can discover dedicated hardware load balancers such as Application Delivery Controllers from F5 or Citrix (NetScaler), or the virtualized versions of these devices. 

    Release notes and notices

    Load Balancers updates are delivered as a part of monthly Technology Knowledge Update. For more information, please, see the latest TKU and OS Upgrade documentation.

    Known and corrected issues

    ID
    Details
    Corrected in
    DRDC1-10007

    Problem: Radware Load Balancer Discovery Incomplete

    Resolution: Code Fix.
    TKU+2019-Jan-1
    DRDC1-11897

    Problem: No relationship between physical and virtual Citrix Load Balancer

    Resolution: Code Fix.
    TKU+2018-Oct-1

    DRDC1-11283

    Problem: Nginx pattern config file parcing update

    Resolution: Code Fix.
    TKU 2018-May-1

    DRDC1-11296

    Problem: Request to remove TKU Pattern Dependencies.

    Resolution: Code Fix.
    TKU 2018-May-1
    DRDC1-11024

    Problem: Load Balancer pool is getting created with incorrect name causing linking issues with Load balancer Service.

    Resolution: Code Fix.

    TKU 2018-Apr-1
    DRDC1-10995

    Problem: Enhancement request for Microsoft_NLB.

    Resolution: Code Fix.

    TKU 2018-Apr-1
    TKU-3888

    Problem: A10 Networks Load Balancer pattern does not supoprt A10 Thunder series devices.

    Resolution: Code Fix.
    TKU 2015-Apr-1
    QM001875570

    Problem: F5 GTM load-balancing is not supported.

    Resolution: Code Fix.
    TKU 2015-May-1

    Load Balancer Discovery

    Load balancer information is discovered using SNMP. When BMC Atrium Discovery finds a hardware or virtualized Application Delivery Controller (ADC) that has load balancer options enabled, it creates a network device node and triggers the load balancer discovery TPL patterns to query the necessary information about the related load balancing components, including pools, hosts and services. As soon as these elements are discovered, the following nodes (with relationships) are modeled, where applicable: 

    • Load Balancer Group
    • Load Balancer Instance
    • Load Balancer Service
    • Load Balancer Pool
    • Load Balancer Member

    Supported Load Balancers

    The latest Technology Knowledge enables BMC Atrium Discovery discover and model the following load balancers:

    2 Comments

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    2. Are there any plans on adding support for Cisco Systems ACE Loadbalancers? For example ACE 30-K9 (1.3.6.1.4.1.9.1.1231)?