I have a Java based web app that's hosted on Tomcat. To scale out, I am considering deploying a second virtual server and deploying the web app on it. Also, to ensure that users don't have to worry about changing URL, I am planning to use Microsoft Network load balancer.
I am trying to figure out if IIS is a pre-requisite for NLB. if its not, I would not enable it and hence save myself with managing a port conflict and
Does anyone know if IIs is a pre-requisite for NLB or not?