Category Archive: Cisco CSS

Aug 14

Cisco CSS – Source Group vs Destination Group


The Cisco CSS offers 2 address translation methods (NAT); Source Group and Destination Group. Source Group When a connection is initiated outbound through the Cisco CSS (from any of the group services) the source IP is translated to the groups VIP address. Source group servers are defined using the add service [service name] command. Example : When SERVER-A initiates …

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Aug 13

SSL Offload on Cisco CSS


If you use load balancer in your environment for web content load balancing is always recommended to offload SSL traffic before it gets to web servers. Most application load balancers has hardware SSL modules to increase performance in comparison to the servers which have to do it in software. Additionally without decryption load balancer will …

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