WAN Optimization QoS is essential to any optimization solution. This is because some protocols will always require a higher priority over another. In some cases the traffic needs be to be shaped or can be excluded from optimization. For example attempting to compress and deduplicate encrypted traffic is often counter productive. In this case an exclusion rule based on the protocol [...]
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Wan Optimization Virtual Appliance – VMware
Step by Step Guides with screenshots:
Single VM install on ESXi
Complete Lab on ESXi
Quick Start Guide:
It is recommended to use the OVA package to create the wan optimization virtual appliance. When using the VMDK file steps 1-3 from this guide is required.
By default Wanos runs in bridge or switch mode. In this back to back lab [...]
After booting the wan acceleration appliance from USB, by default the datastore will be mounted on the boot partition. For the best performance the datastore can be mounted on a solid state drive. The .img raw image file can be written directly to the destination drive as per the USB Start Guide. When SCSI drives are used, it is recommended to boot [...]
Connecting cables to the correct ports
User workstations and Servers connect to the lan0 network. The wanos appliances connect to the wan on the wan0 port.
Here are a few tips and tools to assist in the process:
On default, eth0 would be assigned to wan0 and eth1 to lan0.
The web interface displays a green indicator when a port is connected.
If the log displays “Peer detected on [...]