AWS CloudFormation
User Guide (API Version 2010-05-15)

The AWS Documentation website is getting a new look!
Try it now and let us know what you think. Switch to the new look >>

You can return to the original look by selecting English in the language selector above.

Elastic Load Balancing Template Snippets

Elastic Load Balancing Load Balancer Resource

This example shows an Elastic Load Balancing load balancer with a single listener, and no instances.

JSON

"MyLoadBalancer" : { "Type" : "AWS::ElasticLoadBalancing::LoadBalancer", "Properties" : { "AvailabilityZones" : [ "us-east-1a" ], "Listeners" : [ { "LoadBalancerPort" : "80", "InstancePort" : "80", "Protocol" : "HTTP" } ] } }

YAML

MyLoadBalancer: Type: AWS::ElasticLoadBalancing::LoadBalancer Properties: AvailabilityZones: - "us-east-1a" Listeners: - LoadBalancerPort: '80' InstancePort: '80' Protocol: HTTP

Elastic Load Balancing Load Balancer Resource with Health Check

This example shows an Elastic Load Balancing load balancer with two Amazon EC2 instances, a single listener and a health check.

JSON

"MyLoadBalancer" : { "Type" : "AWS::ElasticLoadBalancing::LoadBalancer", "Properties" : { "AvailabilityZones" : [ "us-east-1a" ], "Instances" : [ { "Ref" : "logical name of AWS::EC2::Instance resource 1" }, { "Ref" : "logical name of AWS::EC2::Instance resource 2" } ], "Listeners" : [ { "LoadBalancerPort" : "80", "InstancePort" : "80", "Protocol" : "HTTP" } ], "HealthCheck" : { "Target" : "HTTP:80/", "HealthyThreshold" : "3", "UnhealthyThreshold" : "5", "Interval" : "30", "Timeout" : "5" } } }

YAML

MyLoadBalancer: Type: AWS::ElasticLoadBalancing::LoadBalancer Properties: AvailabilityZones: - "us-east-1a" Instances: - Ref: logical name of AWS::EC2::Instance resource 1 - Ref: logical name of AWS::EC2::Instance resource 2 Listeners: - LoadBalancerPort: '80' InstancePort: '80' Protocol: HTTP HealthCheck: Target: HTTP:80/ HealthyThreshold: '3' UnhealthyThreshold: '5' Interval: '30' Timeout: '5'