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Reference: Tailoring the Health Check used by SGD Gateway within Load Balance Groups (Doc ID 2459662.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 24, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Secure Global Desktop - Version 5.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


In standard operation, the Secure Global Desktop (SGD) Gateway will attempt to load balance incoming client connection requests between known members of an SGD array. 

This document is intended to provide an overview of the default operation of this functionality, available tools for monitoring activity within an active array, and finally, the steps necessary to configure the SGD Gateway to perform an advanced Health Check of SGD operations.


This overview is intended for SGD Administrators responsible for managing a Secure Global Desktop deployment that uses the optional SGD Gateway service to balance incoming client connections for a multi-node SGD Array.


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In this Document
 Overview: User Session Load Balancing
 The Balancer Manager Application
 Limitations of the Default Solution
 Alternative: Advanced Health Check
 Configuring an Advanced Health Check within an Existing Load Balancer Group
 Configuration Steps
 1. Enable mod_proxy_check
 2. Add the Advanced Health Check to the New Server Template
 3. Add the Advanced Health Check to Existing Servers in the Balancing Group
 Additional Considerations
 Reference Information

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