Now that we know about our health check parameters, let's configure a load balancer. You will need to create an account on AWS and launch one instance:
- Open up your instance and then go to the Load Balancing | Load balancers tab.
- Create a load balancer. You will be able to choose from an application load balancer, network load balancer, or classic load balancer. The uses of these are shown in the following screenshot:
Types of load balancer
- The next step is to configure the load balancer and add health checks as per your requirements. All the steps can be seen in the following screenshot:
Configuring the ELB ...