This article is intended for Hostwinds Clients to help create a Load Balancer through the Cloud Control Panel. These steps are intended for Hostwinds clients who have access to the Cloud Control Panel and would like to quickly and easily create a Load Balancer.
Create Load Balancer
Step One: Login to your Cloud Portal
Step Two: Navigate to Core > Load Balancers to access your Load Balancer Panel
Step Three: Click Add Load Balancer to begin the steps
Step Four: Select the payment preference, the location of the load balancer (which datacenter), and add a name/description for the load balancer being created that you can easily remember and press the Create Load Balancer button
Step Five: After pressing Create Load Balancer, the load balancer will begin creation. This should only take a few moments, and once completed the status of the load balancer will change to Active, Online. To update the status, a refresh of the load balancer page will be required
Step Six: An active, online load balancer will appear as seen below, with your designated load balancer IP address shown above the location of the load balancer