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Getting Started with Elastic Load Balancing

There are three types of load balancers: Application Load Balancers, Network Load Balancers, and Classic Load Balancers. You can select a load balancer based on your application needs. For more information, see Comparison of Elastic Load Balancing Products.

If you have an existing Classic Load Balancer, you can migrate to an Application Load Balancer or a Network Load Balancer. For more information, see Migrate Your Classic Load Balancer.

Create an Application Load Balancer

To create an Application Load Balancer using the AWS Management Console, see Getting Started with Application Load Balancers in the User Guide for Application Load Balancers.

To create an Application Load Balancer using the AWS CLI, see Create an Application Load Balancer Using the AWS CLI in the User Guide for Application Load Balancers.

Create a Network Load Balancer

To create a Network Load Balancer using the AWS Management Console, see Getting Started with Network Load Balancers in the User Guide for Network Load Balancers.

To create a Network Load Balancer using the AWS CLI, see Create a Network Load Balancer Using the AWS CLI in the User Guide for Network Load Balancers.

Create a Classic Load Balancer

To create a Classic Load Balancer using the AWS Management Console, see Create a Classic Load Balancer in the User Guide for Classic Load Balancers.