Cisco Application Networking :: ACE 4710 - How To Configure HTTP Rewrite Request / Response
Sep 18, 2011
We want to mask part of the path prefix to hide development content: For example: the site(s) are: [URL]However we don't want anything with acme showing...so we would want the loadbalanced url to be: [URL] ...for requests and responses. I think this would be an http re-write request/response scenario?Is this possible to configure this on the ACE Device? We've got the load balance configuration down...not sure how to do this re-write type scenario?
i have a 4710 appliance (one armed) and i am load balancing with two webservers. In the URL, there are links that need to be redirected to https:
i am using the
rserver redirect REDIRECT-TO-HTTPS[URL]
The https is working but i have a problem. when i access the Main link "first" it is redirected to https to the Main link.But if i access one of the Sublinks directly(without having to click on the main link first) the page is redirected to https but to the Main Link. i have to click the Sublink again in order to get the page.How can i redirect to https and stay on the same page? What might be the general link in the webserver-redirection?
I have an issue with a customer that wants to update a server behind the ACE. The problem is that when the application wants to update the server it does it with the name.Doing some research I found that you can rewrite the record DNS based on the static NAT you set up on the ACE. The feature is called DNS inspection. Is the same feature as the ASA (DNS doctoring).I apply it to the outside interface and it did not work.
I'm looking for a way to configure Cisco ACE4710 loadbalancer to bypass traffic that is initiated from server side to Internet?Are there any way to configure this, so that the loadbalancer will not maintain session for this bypass traffic to maximize throughput?
I've been using my pair of ACE-4710s for quite some time and have usually stuck to the Class C Subnet sticky settings, as that's what we migrated from in Windows NLB. In one instance of load balancing I'm trying to create an L4 inspection policy that looks for a certain payload (much like a http header) and would like to persist on this. The problem is that the client portion of the conversation starts with a 'SessionID' of 0, and the server responds with a unique 'SessionID'. If I setup the sticky policy with 'Enable Sticky For Response', I get entries populated in the sticky database, but they all go to the same server as there is a sticky session setup for the SessionID = 0. Is there a way to setup sticky entries on server response only.Currently using ACE DM v4(1.0).
For a CSS with a SSL module (performing SSL termination) - is it possible to impliment a redirect on https URL to send to equivalent http URL.If my understanding is correct, the CSS will do SSL termination and then use an http content rule on the resultant http stream as it is recursively handled by the CSS ? This would mean that the SSL module has no way of seeing/acting on layer 5 and above data (i.e. picking up on a specific URL) and can not itself issue a redirect - i.e. you could not associate a redirect statement or service with the following ssl content rule ? [code]The CSS would instead rely on a http content rule to impliment a redirect - i.e. you would have to associate a redirect statement or service to the following http content rule instead?
But if the CSS is already handling traffic for existing url... traffic that is going to cause a loop when a client goes direct to. url...I realise the requirment is uncommon / a bit convoluted, its one of those don't ask type scenarios - aimed at achieving a specific requirement.Would the ACE 4710 be able to handle such a scenario any differently ?
I am trying to make a redirect from http to https. the goal is whenever a user writes in http://10.80.199.71 it should be redirected to https://10.80.199.71 I am just haveing some trouble making it work.
We had a PCI security audit of an existing VIP on our ACE 4710. The VIP is set up as HTTPS terminating on the ACE with a http redirect for all 80 traffic. The audit reported this VIP was vunerabled to the Cisco "IOS HTTP Authorization Vulnerability". Which basicly states, http Management is on this IOS device. It does not make any sense, as the VIP is pointed to a pair IIS servers?
I have a requirement to load balance OWA 2010 inbound connectivity to 2 CAS servers using a ACE 4710 with sticky sessions enabled.
The CAS servers are currently responding on 80 or 443 at this moment in time. Eventually I want to off load the SSL to the ACE 4710, its currently running on the CAS servers. I need to enable sticky sessions to keep the session to the same CAS server for each internet based connection. I also have a proxy enabled for inbound connectivity so I cannot use source IP.
Here is my configuration but it doesn’t seem to be working, i am currently testing with port 80 connections not SSL.
We are using a ACE 4710 with A3(2.6) software release.I had to change our sticky load balancing method for HTTPS to cookie based.However while connections appear to work if I look at the show sticky database table I can not see or confirm sticky entries for the cookie based connections.Here or config snippets to show the config
We are migrating from ACE 20 module to an ACE 4710 appliance. [code] When pasting in the config on the ACE 4710 running A4(2.1) code, I get the subject error message when trying to enter in the highlighted sticky-serverfarm command above. Again, this config works on the older hardware and older code.
The below is the display that I get on the screen when i boot the device.There are two error's one is when the daughter card is found and device give us login access after which it reboot’s. The second is stated below (this is a screen copy of the error)
INIT: version 2.85 booting/mnt/cf/TN-CONFIG on /TN-CONFIG type ext3 (rw,sync,loop=/dev/loop0)/mnt/cf/TN-CERTKEY-STORAGE on /TN-CERTKEY-STORAGE type ext3 (rw,sync,loop=/dev/loop1)/mnt/cf/TN-LOGFILE on /TN-LOGFILE type ext3 (rw,sync,loop=/dev/loop2)/mnt/cf/TN-HOME on /TN-HOME type ext3 (rw,sync,loop=/dev/loop3)/mnt/cf/TN-COREFILE on /TN-COREFILE type ext3 (rw,sync,loop=/dev/loop4)insmod: error inserting [Code]...
After replacing a Cisco CSS/SSL Accelorator and PIX firewall with an ACE 4710 to do load balancing and SSL encryption behind an ASA firewall we started seeing mangled HTTP requests in the Apache access logs for the servers in the server farm. This is occurring for several different URLs and not just the one above and for multiple web browsers.The ACE load balances to servers running Tomcat 7 with Apache HTTP server v. 2.2.14. A recent ACE software upgrade to A5(2.1) has not fixed the problem.
I need to setup new ACE 4710 device , after referring to "Establishing a Console Connection on the ACE" i had managed to set up initial console connection. During installtion i had configured vlan (default vlan 1000) , interface ip adess& subnet mask.
Post initial config i understand i should be able to open' Device Manager GUI Login Window' but it is not opening.I also need inputs on setting 4710 for the telnet connection
I am configuring a GSS to check an Web server that responds to https requests.I put 443 as the port but I don´t see replies from the server and the Answer Status is always offline.Other servers using http on port 80 are showing OK.The appliance is a GSS-4492-k9 Version 3.1(0).
I am configuring a load balancer from cisco, a ACE 4710.Load blancing is completely new to me, and i am unexpereinced in this field. It has to be configured for a customer that want to load balance HTTP and RTSP traffic over 4 application servers (Back-end),I searched alot on google for possible solutions, and got RTSP in some way to work, but http wont work says my customer.
I'm setting up an ACE 4710 in our test lab before deploying in production. Do the test web servers I am using need to use the ACE as their default gateway? The are currently configured to use a multilayer switch on their vlan as their gateway but I'm guessing the ACE needs to see the return traffic for load balancing to work correctly?
We have two ACE4710 in a failover configuration with Software version A4(2.0). SNMP is setup and the receiver is able to receive SNMP traps.The issue is we are receiving a linkDown trap notification at least once every other day, followed shortly by a linkUp notification a minute later. We have checked all layer 2 devices connected to the ACE and cannot see any evidence that any link actually disconnected. We experienced no traffic lost, but this could be because a couple of the ACE links are bundled. The trap notification does not actually indicate which interface changed status. All links are Gigabits, and there are no packet drops either on the ACE or the layer 2 switch.
We are having issues with our Cisco ACE 4710, it suddenly stopped to telnet admin context.We are able to telnet another context from the same appliance, but unable to telnet the admin context. Is possible to pings the gateways from the other contexts, but we are not able to ping the gateway from the admin context.Actual we have 5 context with the minimum allocation is 10%.ACL and policy map allowing telnet and etc are enable and configured on the interface.
I'm looking for some documentation I can share with a customer to explain why I can't configure them a back-up sticky server farm when we're not terminating SSL on the the ACE (we pass SSL from the client through to the rservers, sticking the client to the rserver by source IP address). I've not been able to find anything that addresses this particular scenario in my googling so far. I remember discussing this in my training class with the instructor, but I can't find any reference to it. Have any of you run into this and have a link they can share?
I'm trying to configure Fault Tolerance on a pair of 4710s. I followed the doc, and configured int gi1/4 as the fault tolerance interface, using vlan 12. However the GUI is saying FT Vlan Down
The troubleshooting wiki said check the physical connectivity, but everything there looks good. Each ACE can ping it's own IP, but not the router on that VLAN, or the peer. They're connected to a dedicated VLAN in a switch, and I even tried a crossover cable to directly connect the two. [code]
Do you know if it is possible in ACE 4710 appliance to configure a SIP TLS ?The SIP probe we have in the configuration guide it is only for clear text. for Lync 2013 we need to establish first a TLS session and then within it, send an SIP request..IS it possible in any version? I tried also to configure a HTTPS probe but it fails as it sends a GET which the Lync SIP server doesn't understand.
My WLC 4400 have run the os 184.108.40.206, my ap type is AP1020.And client user authentication by web-auth.Sometimes my user complain cannot login web authentication, because he connot open the web login page.And I try to monitor the WLC by SNMP, I see the http no response.
I have been doing a lot of research trying to find like an IT program to RDP for free to very little for personal use that is very easy to understand for the end user.An example of what I what I am speaking of, is if you deal with Verizon, or most major computer companies (Dell, etc) they can send you a URL or give you a code to use at a site, that basically lets them remote to your PC. It may require the user to install a small add on, or to allow some type of permissions, but doesn't require them to download huge programs or sign up for accounts.
I myself will create an account of course, and as I said even pay a small fee for a good program. But it's strictly for personal use and I am sure there is a good open source program I can use that I can just make a donation to.
I have a CISCO 1841 ROUTER and sins short our internet speed has decreased dramatically , it does not happens all the time , so I am sure it is not the ROUTER.I have put a small router (CISCO WRT 610N) and it was the same.When I look to the UP and DOWNLOAD GRAPH from my ISP , I see really BIG peeks.
Report run via Individual Web server URL’sThe report takes less than 20 minutes (average 15 minutes) to fetch and return the data. This is observed 9 out of 10 times.Report run via ACE Load Balanced URLThe report keeps on running for more than 20 minutes and never completes. The front end keeps showing report is running.The data in general when tested directly by running queries against the database (bypassing the platform) completes in 15-18 minutesThe network connectivity for each and every ports involved (Loadbalancer/Servers) have been throulgly checked.