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Kyle Gleed, Sr. Technical Marketing Manager

VMware Tech Pubs just released another great video, this one provides an overview on using reverse web proxy servers to scale out your Auto Deploy infrastructure.

In a high demand situation, a single Auto Deploy server becomes overloaded and slows down. To support fast provisioning with Auto Deploy, you can create reverse proxy servers that cache the Auto Deploy information. The DHCP server can then route different hosts to different TFTP servers, and each TFTP server sends the host to either the Auto Deploy server or a proxy server.

For more information on how to setup a reverse web proxy for use with Auto Deploy check out this article.

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Kyle Gleed

Kyle Gleed is a Group Manager within VMware’s Integrated Systems Business Unit (ISBU) where he leads a team focused on the adoption and deployment of the solutions and capabilities of the Software-Defined Data Center. Follow Kyle on twitter @Kyle_Gleed