Elastic Load Balancing
API Reference (API Version 2012-06-01)


Specifies the health check settings to use when evaluating the health state of your EC2 instances.

For more information, see Configure Health Checks for Your Load Balancer in the Classic Load Balancer Guide.

Request Parameters

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


The configuration information.

Type: HealthCheck object

Required: Yes


The name of the load balancer.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Elements

The following element is returned by the service.


The updated health check.

Type: HealthCheck object


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


The specified load balancer does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Specify Health Check Settings

This example specifies the health check settings used to evaluate the health of your EC2 instances.

Sample Request &LoadBalancerName=my-loadbalancer &HealthCheck.HealthyThreshold=2 &HealthCheck.UnhealthyThreshold=2 &HealthCheck.Target=HTTP:80/ping &HealthCheck.Interval=30 &HealthCheck.Timeout=3 &Version=2012-06-01 &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<ConfigureHealthCheckResponse xmlns=""> <ConfigureHealthCheckResult> <HealthCheck> <Interval>30</Interval> <Target>HTTP:80/ping</Target> <HealthyThreshold>2</HealthyThreshold> <Timeout>3</Timeout> <UnhealthyThreshold>2</UnhealthyThreshold> </HealthCheck> </ConfigureHealthCheckResult> <ResponseMetadata> <RequestId>83c88b9d-12b7-11e3-8b82-87b12EXAMPLE</RequestId> </ResponseMetadata> </ConfigureHealthCheckResponse>

See Also

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