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OpenStack Networking Cookbook by Chandan Dutta Chowdhury, Sriram Subramanian

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Adding a load balancer health monitor using Horizon

In this recipe, you will learn how to create a heath monitor for the load balancer that monitors the health of the applications that are running on the member servers.

Getting ready

To create a health monitor for our load balancer, we will need the following information:

  • The type of monitor
  • The time interval between consecutive health check request sent by the monitor
  • The amount of time to wait for a reply from the application
  • The number of times the monitor will try to get a reply from the application

How to do it…

The following steps will show you how to add a heath monitor for the load balancer:

  1. Log in to Horizon with the appropriate credentials.
  2. In the left navigation menu, navigate to Project |

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