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This tutorial is related to clustering technology as they related to web servers, definitely IIS windows Clustering, Microsoft Windows 2003 Network Load Balancing ( NLB ).
In this tutorial exactly I will show you how to implement NLB with clustering, it will make your system highly available.

Understanding the lab environment.

windows web server clustering

In this lab I have two windows servers 2003 computers and one windows 7 Client for testing lab implementations.


OS Windows server 2003
IP Address
Virtual IP
Service IIS 6.0



OS Windows server 2003
IP Address
Virtual IP
Service IIS 6.0



OS Windows 7
IP Address

The above detail is giving overview of our lab, these systems you required for completing this lab.

Follow the Setups.


Installation of IIS on both Servers.

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Place web contents on your root directory.

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Network Load Balancing Settings.

Note : These settings are crucial so, if isn’t did properly then it will not work perfectly.

I hope you have successfully configured your cluster with Network Load Balancing, now you can add more hosts in this cluster by changing their network adapter’ settings.

Hope you enjoy This Tutorial.IIS Web Server Clustering Tutorial

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