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Portrule

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

Portrule specifies details about a port rule used for the cluster, including its name, virtual IP address, protocol, mode, and so on.

Note
To enable this Network Load Balancing setting, the NetworkLoadBalancingFullServer package must be enabled in the Windows image you are installing. To do this, use Windows System Image Manager to add the Microsoft-Windows-Foundation-Package to your answer file, and then configure the NetworkLoadBalancingFullServer package to enable it. For more information about adding and configuring packages, see the Windows Assessment and Deployment (Windows ADK) Technical Reference.

Child Elements

ClientAffinity

Specifies how network multiple requests are directed in a cluster.

EndPort

Specifies the end port used by the port rule.

EqualLoad

Specifies details about the equal load for the port rule.

HostPriority

Specifies the host priority for the port rule.

Key

Specifies the name of the port rule.

LoadWeight

Specifies the load weight of the port rule.

Mode

Specifies the mode of the port rule.

Protocol

Specifies the protocol used by the port rule.

StartPort

Specifies the start port used by the port rule.

Timeout

Specifies the number of seconds for which the client affinity would be preserved across configuration changes in a cluster.

VirtualIpAddress

Specifies the virtual IP address of the port rule.

Valid Passes

specialize

Parent Hierarchy

microsoft-windows-networkloadbalancing-core- | Clusters | Cluster | Portrules | Portrule

Applies To

For a list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see microsoft-windows-networkloadbalancing-core-.

XML Example

The following XML output shows how to configure a port rule for a cluster

<Portrule wcm:keyValue="Portrule2">
   <VirtualIpAddress>10.100.0.223</VirtualIpAddress>
   <Protocol>Both</Protocol>
   <StartPort>80</StartPort>
   <EndPort>80</EndPort>
   <Mode>MultipleHost</Mode>
   <LoadWeight>100</LoadWeight>
   <ClientAffinity>Single</ClientAffinity>
</Portrule>

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