Configure an Application Load Balancer on Amazon EC2
In this lab, you’ll practice configuring and implementing access to an EC2 server via an Application Load Balancer. When you’re finished with this lab, you’ll have allowed for path-based routing to different EC2 servers.
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Create Target Groups
You’ll configure two target groups, one for a main website, and another for a blog website.
Configure Targets for the Target Groups
You’ll register EC2 instances as targets within each target group.
Create an Application Load Balancer
You’ll configure an application load balancer with http traffic using the main target group.
Configure Path-based Routing Using Forwarding Rules
You’ll configure the listener with the rules to forward the requests to the target groups based on the path.
Test Your Load Balancer
You’ll test the Application Load Balancer’s path-based forwarding by going to each URL.
Provided environment for hands-on practice
We will provide the credentials and environment necessary for you to practice right within your browser.
Follow along with the author’s guided walkthrough and build something new in your provided environment!
Did you know?
On average, you retain 75% more of your learning if you get time for practice.
- AWS Certified Solutions Architect: Professional or Equivalent knowledge
- Basic understanding of virtual machines in general, and AWS EC2 in particular (ability to deploy, start, stop, and configure VMs)