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OpenStack Networking Cookbook by Chandan Dutta Chowdhury, Sriram Subramanian

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Creating a Virtual IP using Horizon

The final step in the creation of the load balancer is to provide it with a Virtual IP address (VIP). The clients connect to the load balanced application using the VIP. In this recipe, we will associate a VIP to the load balancer pool using Horizon.

Getting ready

To create a VIP, you will need the following information:

  • A name to identify the VIP
  • The name of the load balancer pool
  • The Subnet CIDR associated with this pool
  • A free IP address in the Subnet for the VIP configuration
  • The protocol port on which the load balancer will listen for the client request
  • The protocol type
  • The method of session persistence
  • The connection limit for the load balancer

How to do it…

The following steps will show you how to attach a VIP to ...

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