LoadMaster LM-2200 Load Balancer

LM-2200 Server Load Balancer – The LoadMaster 2200 is our entry level load balancer supporting the common feature set of all LoadMaster models.  LM-2200 is focused on the best mix of price and performance and features:

  • 4 X GbE ports
  • 950Mbps L4 balancer throughput
  • SSL Transactions Per/Second (TPS): 200
  • Servers Supported: 1,000 Physical / 256 Virtual
  • Requests per second (HTTP): 25,000

LM-2200 End Of Sale date - January 1st, 2014, Alternative SKU: LM-2400

The LoadMaster 2200 Load Balancer is an affordable, yet feature rich server load balancer with integrated SSL acceleration and Layer 7 content switching; perfect for creating highly available server clusters at a ground-breaking price. The LoadMaster intelligently and efficiently distributes user traffic among web and application servers to ensure users get the best experience possible. LoadMaster 2200 gives IT administrator’s greater control, and enables them to easily adapt to network changes by providing a resource optimization layer in front of applications and servers.

The LoadMaster 2200 is an essential component of high-availability, clustering and fault tolerance, all of which provide the infrastructure for reliable applications, Internet and intranet sites. Combining the latest advancements in Layer 4 and 7 load balancing and content switching, the LoadMaster 2200 is the Load Balancer value leader for optimizing IT web and application infrastructure. The LoadMaster 2200 optimizes web infrastructure as defined by 24/7 availability, high-performance, flexible scalability, and secure operations - while streamlining IT costs.

The LoadMaster 2200 simplifies the management of networked resources, and optimizes and accelerates user access to diverse servers, content and transaction-based systems. The LoadMaster 2200 provides an unmatched combination of availability and performance for mission-critical servers and application


  • Server Load Balancing (SLB) for TCP/UDP based protocols
  • SSL Acceleration/Offload
  • Layer 7 Content Switching
  • Advanced, App-Transparent Caching Engine for HTTP/HTTPS protocols
  • Optimized Compression for Static HTTP/HTTPS Content
  • Layer 7 Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), SNORT-Rule Compatible
  • Up to 256 Virtual and 1000 Real Servers
  • NAT-based forwarding
  • Support for Direct Server Return (DSR) configurations
  • Support for MS Terminal Services with Session Reconnection Built-in
  • Configurable S-NAT support
  • VLAN Trunking (802.1Q)
  • Link Interface Bonding (Modes supported: 802.3ad, Link Failover)


  • Max Balancer L4 Throughput Up To 950Mbps
  • Max Balancer L7 Throughput Up To 920Mbps
  • Max Interface Throughput 4 X 949.2Mbps
  • 25,000 L7 (http) requests per second
  • 50,000 L7 concurrent connections
  • SSL Acceleration Up to 200 TPS

SSL Acceleration features and Performance

  • SSL Acceleration/Offload with support for 2048bit RSA Keys
  • Support for EV (Extended Validation) Certificates
  • PCI-DSS Requirement #4 ready SSL Implementation
  • Support for up to 256 SSL Certificates
  • Support for Third Party Certificates
  • Automated SSL Certificate Chaining
  • SSL Certificate Signing Request (CSR) Generation

Health Checking and High Availability

  • ICMP health checking of server farm machines
  • Layer 7 checking for DNS, FTP, HTTP, IMAP, NNTP, POP3, SMTP,WTS (RDP), TELNET
  • Automatic reconfiguration for defective real server machines
  • Active/Hot Standby configurations for High Availability
  • Stateful Failover


  • Fully configurable using Web User Interface (WUI)
  • Secure, SSH and HTTPS (WUI) remote access for administration
  • Easy start and maintenance using wizards
  • WUI-based Help Assistant
  • Virtual Service Configurations can be edited and tuned on-the-fly
  • Real time performance and availability displays
  • Graceful Administrative removal of Real Servers
  • Console port for local administration
  • Remote syslogd support
  • Selective restore of LoadMaster and Virtual Service data
  • Support for Connection Draining
  • Download software updates for LoadMaster firmware
  • WUI Log Reporting with Tabbed Browser Support
  • SNMP support for event traps & performance metrics
  • Diagnostic shell with in-line tcpdump

Scheduling and Balancing Methods

  • Round Robin
  • Weighted Round Robin
  • Least Connection
  • Weighted Least Connection
  • Agent-based Adaptive
  • Chained Failover (Fixed Weighting)
  • Layer 7 Content Switching

Sticky (Persistence) Connection Options

  • Source IP (L4)
  • SSL SessionID (L4)
  • HTTP/HTTPS Browser-session (L7)
  • HTTP/HTTPS WebClient-session (L7)
  • RDP Login ID (L7)
  • Port Following for mixed HTTP/HTTPS sessions

Security Functionality

  • Layer 7 Intrusion Prevention System (IPS),
  • SNORT-Rule Compatible
  • Black List (Access Control List system)
  • IP address filtering
  • Firewall filtering (everything forbidden except VS’s)
  • DDoS mitigation


Specifications are subject to change without prior notice



  • Servers Supported: 256 Virtual and 1000 Real Servers                    
  • Max Balancer L4 Throughput Up To 950Mbps                     
  • Max Balancer L7 Throughput Up To 920Mbps                     
  • Max Interface Throughput 4 X 949.2Mbps                           
  • 25,000 L7 (http) requests per second                     
  • 50,000 L7 concurrent connections                            
  • SSL Acceleration Up to 200 TPS                                            

Hardware Specs                              

  • Intel Processor                 
  • 4 X GbE Auto-negotiating, Full Duplex Eth. Ports                               
  • Bootable DOM (No Hard Disks)                 
  • 1 GB RAM                           
  • Local admin via console/VGA and USB                   
  • Dimensions: 426 x 419 x 44 mm. (1U)                     
  • Weight ~ 13.23 lbs (6kg)                               
  • 180W ATX power supply                              
  • Certifications: CE/FCC Class A, UL Listed, RoHS Compliant