NGINX Load Balancing

NGINX Load Balancing is a 4-hour class for system administrators, DevOps, and architects who need a deeper understanding of NGINX load balancing.

NGINX Load Balancing begins with a general review of load balancing. You'll cover load balancer configuration, selection algorithms, and weighting. The follow up activities include: configuring an upstream, session persistence, and enabling extended status / live activity monitoring. The class also covers TCP/UDP load balancing, with active health checks and configuration of routing and IP sourcing. We demonstrate a highly available (HA) NGINX systems in case of node failure. The objective of this class is to enable you to deploy a high performing (ADC) application delivery controller using NGINX Plus and its features.


  • Set up http load balancing to backend servers
  • Describe load balancing migration scenarios
  • Configure and test the backup parameter
  • Use the NGINX live activity monitoring dashboard to monitor HTTP and TCP back-end servers
  • Understand and configure session persistence methods
  • Configure and test TCP load balancing and active health checks
  • Understand HA scenarios



4 hours

$350 / 350 NGINX training credits / 7 F5 training units