Load Balancer

Adding a Member

Once a load balancer is created and at least one listener has been created, Hostwinds clients can now create members. This article is intended to be used as a guide for Hostwinds clients on how to add a member through the Cloud Control.   Add Member   Step One: From the Load Balancer’s page, select…

Editing/Deleting Load Balancer Options

Hostwinds’ Load Balancer solution allows for any created option under the load balancer to be edited, or deleted at any time by the client from their Cloud Control panel. Any options with the settings cog icon can be edited or deleted.

Enabling/Disabling Load Balancer Options

With Hostwinds’ Load Balancer solution, clients can enable and disable all options of their load balancer from the Cloud Control panel. Any function of the load balancer can be enabled or disabled temporarily or permanently very easily by using the toggle button. Load Balancer Features The load balancer itself can be disabled/re-enabled The listeners can…

Adding an SSL Certificate

To add, remove, and manage your SSL certificates within the Cloud, Hostwinds’ clients can login to the Cloud Portal. In order to follow this guide from your Cloud Control panel, navigate to Security -> SSL Certificates.   Adding an SSL   Step One: From the SSL Certificates page, select Add SSL Certificate Step Two: A…

Adding a Health Monitor

Once a load balancer is created with at least one listener and member, Hostwinds clients can then create a health monitor. This article is intended for Hostwinds clients who would like to add a Health Monitor from the Cloud Control. The health monitor is used to be aware of the health status of all members,…

Creating A Load Balancer

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…

Load Balancer Overview

What is a Load Balancer? A load balancer is a device that distributes network or application traffic across a cluster of servers. Load balancing improves responsiveness and increases availability of applications.  Furthermore, Hostwinds load balancers are a service that occupies a neutron network port and is assigned a dedicated IP for each load balancer created.  …

Adding Listeners

Once a load balancer is created, Hostwinds clients will now need to be added, so that your load balancer can listen for inbound traffic on the ports that are specified.   Add Listener     On the load balancer page, select the menu options icon, and select Add Listener   A new window will pop-up, with…