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OpenStack Networking Cookbook by Chandan Dutta Chowdhury, Sriram Subramanian

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Adding a load balancer member using Horizon

When a load balancer receives a service request from the client, it forwards the request to one of the load balancer members running the application and the application does the actual request processing.

In this recipe, we will use Horizon to add members to the load balancer pool that we created earlier.

Getting ready

To add a member to a load balancer pool, you will need the following information:

  • The name of the load balancer pool
  • The VM name or IP to add as the pool member
  • The weight associated with the pool member
  • The port on the VM to which the traffic would be redirected by the load balancer

How to do it…

The following steps will show you how to add a load balancer pool member using Horizon:

  1. Log in to Horizon ...

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