----- Original Message -----
From: "Leonid Stavnitser" <Leonid.StavnitserIZZAToracle.com>
Sent: Friday, February 16, 2001 1:57 PM
Subject: Re: [load balancing] Verisign and Load Balancers
> The work around with F5 BigIPs could be the use of SSL accelerator. It's
> card which can be plugged in the BigIP motherboard. It takes care of SSL
> encryption/decription and does it much faster than a web server would do.
> it allows you to keep only one copy of the private key and certificate
> which minimizes administration overhead. The accelerator card supports
> certificates generated for most webservers ( I believe with exception of
> and you can always mix and match scenarios on where you do SSL processing
> either on BigIP or on servers).
Plus, the BIG-IP configsync command will copy both the keys and the certs to
the standby BIG-IP so they stay completely synchronized ready to handle a
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