I have been Gandi customer for almost ten years and have been very satisfied with the quality of service and technical support. Today, I want to mention about web accelerator which can play an important role in static blog setup like this one. I will provide step by step instructions on how to create and configure your own web accelerator instance.
This service is great for load balancing, cache and it allows to avoid any downtime during update or testing process.
10.0.0.0/8 IP range on the incoming interface as it will used as source addresses of web accelerators.
SSL certificate will be configured on web accelerator instance, not on the attached servers.
You can attach up to sixteen servers to one instance.
You cannot use private VLAN interfaces.
Log in, access
Servers tab and list
location where your servers are located as it needs to be in the same data center, choose
friendly name and
activate SSL option.
Open created web accelerator instance.
Add an address button to add website addresses served by this instance.
Check the box at the bottom of the page to automatically update DNS zone.
You can perform this step later to prevent any downtime at this moment.
gray lock icon to add
Copy and paste certificate and private key.
Add a network interface button to attach server.
Add network addresses (
IP address and
listening port) of the attached servers.
You need to attach at least one server.
Remember, use only non-encrypted
Activate health-check probe.
Modify DNS configuration to point web addresses at this instance, if you did not do that earlier.