Configuring load balancing for the BlackBerry Social Networking Application Proxy

You can configure load balancing for the BlackBerry Social Networking Application Proxy to maintain and improve server performance in an environment that supports a large number of BlackBerry Client for Microsoft SharePoint users. In an environment that is configured for load balancing, connections and requests from the application are distributed across multiple BlackBerry Social Networking Application Proxy instances.

To configure load balancing, you install multiple BlackBerry Social Networking Application Proxy instances and configure them to use a load balancer. The BlackBerry Social Networking Application Proxy supports the following load balancers:

  • F5 BIG-IP load balancer
  • Apache HTTP Server 2.2 and the Apache Mod_JK module
  • Microsoft IIS 6.0 and the ISAPI plug-in module

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