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API Reference (API Version 2013-02-18)

AttachElasticLoadBalancer

Attaches an Elastic Load Balancing load balancer to a specified layer. AWS OpsWorks Stacks does not support Application Load Balancer. You can only use Classic Load Balancer with AWS OpsWorks Stacks. For more information, see Elastic Load Balancing.

Note

You must create the Elastic Load Balancing instance separately, by using the Elastic Load Balancing console, API, or CLI. For more information, see Elastic Load Balancing Developer Guide.

Required Permissions: To use this action, an IAM user must have a Manage permissions level for the stack, or an attached policy that explicitly grants permissions. For more information on user permissions, see Managing User Permissions.

Request Syntax

{
   "ElasticLoadBalancerName": "string",
   "LayerId": "string"
}

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

ElasticLoadBalancerName

The Elastic Load Balancing instance's name.

Type: String

Required: Yes

LayerId

The ID of the layer that the Elastic Load Balancing instance is to be attached to.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response with an empty HTTP body.

Errors

For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.

ResourceNotFoundException

Indicates that a resource was not found.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ValidationException

Indicates that a request was not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: