ACE context configuration

13 02 2007

Contexts are used to partition the ACE module into multiple “virtual modules”. This enables its use in a Datacentre (for example) where customers can manage their own load-balancing configuration without affecting the configuration of other customers.

Obviously you don’t want to give complete access to a customer – there are some parameters that you don’t want them to change at all, such as IP addressing on the interfaces etc. So within a customer’s context, they get only a subset of the available commands. Read the rest of this entry »

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ACE in layer 3 mode – diagram

13 02 2007

I’ve been meaning to diagram my layer-3 configuration of the ACE for some time and only just got round to doing so! The instructions and sample config are here if you’re interested.

ACE in L3 mode