Configure an HWLB for SSL offloading

You must implement the F5 HWLB’s SSL offloading feature to ensure that the load balancer can correctly inspect HTTPS traffic. This is required in order to maintain session persistence.


Before you begin this process, verify that the following conditions are true:

Configure the virtual server to use the SSL profile (client)

To configure the virtual server to use the SSL profile for the client, follow these steps:

  1. Click Local Traffic > Virtual Servers > Virtual Server List.
  2. Select the virtual server that you use to load balance client requests to Service Manager servlets.
  3. In the SSL Profile (Client) drop-down list, select TEST_SSL_CLIENT, and then click Update.

Note You can use the JSession Persistence iRule to maintain session persistence.