ELB is Amazon's managed Load Balancer service, used in conjunction with its EC2 virtual machine cloud hosting service.

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Mail bouncing when using a CNAME for domain root and load balancing

We recently moved to EC2 and started using amazon's elb for load balancing. We're using CloudFlare for DNS which allows us to use a cname the domain root. However, we occasionally have people tell ...
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Why should one use amazon-elb?

Amazon-elb is a scalability solution that works like a proxy to several instances of my amazon ec2 servers. I wonder if it would'nt be more effective to have a roundrobin DNS to resolve my name into a ...
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Setting Up ELB with SSL - What is Backend Authentication?

I started setting up Amazon's Elastic Load Balancing Service for my server pool and I need to setup HTTPS/SSL. I have all my SSL Certificates setup, but then I come to the step for backend ...
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ELB Alternatives for AWS when transferring large amount of data

So I got a unique problem. Our app is designed to server large amount of files using a special link that is one time use. We have been playing with ELB but notice an interesting "bug", if you start ...
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Working of Amazon Elastic Load Balancers

I've a Amazon ELB behind which there are 3 EC2 instances distributed across 3 zones. Following are extracts of access logs on each instances: 1st instance(Zone A): 10.210.214.231 - - ...
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Endless Redirect Loop with AWS ELB and wordpress site using wordpress https plugin

I have configured an AWS ELB to point to my Ubuntu Server running the Wordpress 3.2.1. Everything worked great on the server until I put it behind a load balancer. I setup the load balancer to ...
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How to install a Thawte SSL certificate on Amazon Elastic Load Balancer?

Here's my situation. We've generated an SSL certificate from Thawte for a site we're hosting on EC2. We have our servers load balanced using Elastic Load Balancer. Thawte gives us one PKCS signed ...
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Amazon EC2 ELB directing load to other instances and session stores

If we scale up (add an instance to ELB), could we redirect some existing requests to the new instance. So that, The users that we force to a new server will be asked to login again If we scale down ...
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Amazon ELB not loadbalancing between two servers

I'm just set up a small load balanced architecture in AWS using two Large EC2 instances in the same availability zone with a non-sticky ELB in front. Amazon reports that both instances are health and ...
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Proxy to load balancer, bandwidth?

I have an Amazon Elastic Load Balancer. I can't set my domain apex -- domain.com to the ELB because Amazon doesn't provide an IP. If I: set up a new EC2 instance (whih has its own IP) set up a ...
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AWS ELB - Stress test - Transient Error

I'm doing stress testing of our system. Currently we have 5 m1.large instances running behind ELB, sitting in east region. In west region, there are 3 small instances (with JMeter) that I use to ...
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Does AWS ELB support RFC-5746 when configured for HTTPS

Is it possible to configure AWS ELB for HTTPS access in such a way as to support RFC-5746 (TLS Renegotiation Indication Extension)? If so, how?
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Amazon ELB and private IP addresses

We are considering using Amazon's ELB for load-balancing requests to internal API servers. If we use it, do we have to route our traffic through the public IP addresses, and thus lose the speed and ...
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Amazon EC2 Load Balanced & Auto Loaded Cluster - What happens to browser sessions?

Assuming a cluster of webservers on EC2 with both Elastic Load Balancing and Auto Loading (meaning instances start and die based on demand), can someone tell me what happens to a user's browser's ...
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AWS Autoscaling issue with existing nodes in ELB

I already have a ELB setup called MyLoadBalancer. I already have 2 nodes running on it with health checks (that checks a URL on the node to see if they are up) Created an autoscaling group (min 2, ...