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In AWS, Elastic Load Balancer(ELB) routes traffic from inbound applications to many destinations, including Amazon EC2 instances, containers, IP addresses, and Lambda functions. In a single availability zone or to several availability zones, it helps you to regulate the variable load of your application’s traffic. Elastic Load Balancing provides three types of load balancers – Application Load balancer(ALB), Network Load Balancer(NLB) and Classic Load Balancer(CLB) which provides with the high availability, automated scalability, and security required to make your applications error-tolerant. Here we will learn about Classic load Balancer and how to implement it in AWS.
Classic Load Balancer ( CLB )The Classic Load Balancer operates at both the request and connection levels and provides basic load balancing in many Amazon EC2 instances. It’s intended for use with EC2-Classic-based applications. CLB gives you benefits in the following ways:-
- Provides Support to TCP and SSL listeners.
- Support to Sticky Session.
- Support to EC2- Classic.
Steps to create an EC2 instances for CLB:-
- Open AWS Management Console and search EC2.
- Click on Instances in left sidebar.
Steps to create Classic Load Balancer(CLB):-
- In EC2 dashboard, click on Load Balancers in left sidebar.