I'm very new to AWS, and am trying to forward internet-facing traffic to two EC2 instances that are up and running with a load balancer.

I already have one LB running (let's call it the "first" LB) with ports 443 and 80 open. This one is working just fine, I believe. In Route 53 I have a record that points to this first LB's DNS:

www.mysite.com A production-176xxxxxxxx.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com.

My second LB seems to be sending me to the instances behind the first LB. I know this because when I type in the FQDN for the second load balancer


my browser ends up loading a page over https, even though I've only configured this second LB to work over HTTP.

Any thoughts on what might be going on here?

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    You've configured it incorrectly, obviously. The trick is working out which bit you've misconfigured, which you really need console access to do. – Tim Mar 21 '16 at 5:08
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    Do instances behind the second ELB have an automatic redirect to HTTPS (and to the "www.mysite.com" DNS name) for any non-HTTPS requests? – Castaglia Mar 21 '16 at 20:35

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