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Step 7: Test the deployment

You can test the load balancing deployment by emulating the traffic flow of your planned production deployment.  Basic network topology shows a basic network topology.

 Basic network topology

To test basic load balancing:
  1. Send multiple client requests to the virtual server IP address.
  2. Go to the dashboard to watch the dashboard session and throughput counters increment.
  3. Go to Log & Report > Log Browsing > Event Log > Health Check to view health check results.
  4. Go to Log & Report > Log Browsing > Traffic Log > SLB HTTP (for example) to view traffic log. It includes throughput per destination IP address.
  5. Go to Log & Report > Report to view reports. It has graphs of top N policies and servers.

Step 7: Test the deployment

You can test the load balancing deployment by emulating the traffic flow of your planned production deployment.  Basic network topology shows a basic network topology.

 Basic network topology

To test basic load balancing:
  1. Send multiple client requests to the virtual server IP address.
  2. Go to the dashboard to watch the dashboard session and throughput counters increment.
  3. Go to Log & Report > Log Browsing > Event Log > Health Check to view health check results.
  4. Go to Log & Report > Log Browsing > Traffic Log > SLB HTTP (for example) to view traffic log. It includes throughput per destination IP address.
  5. Go to Log & Report > Report to view reports. It has graphs of top N policies and servers.