Elastic Load Balancing
Application Load Balancers

Document History for Application Load Balancers

The following table describes the releases for Application Load Balancers.

Feature Description Date
Fixed-response actions This release adds support for the load balancer to return a custom HTTP response. For more information, see Fixed-Response Actions. July 25, 2018
Redirect actions This release adds support for the load balancer to redirect requests to a different URL. For more information, see Redirect Actions. July 25, 2018
Security policies for FS and TLS 1.2 This release adds security policies for Forward Secrecy (FS) and TLS 1.2. For more information, see Security Policies. June 6, 2018
Authentication support This release adds support for the load balancer to authenticate users of your applications using their corporate or social identities before routing requests. For more information, see Authenticate Users Using an Application Load Balancer. May 30, 2018
Slow start mode This release adds support for slow start mode, which gradually increases the share of requests the load balancer sends to a newly registered target while it warms up. For more information, see Slow Start Mode. March 24, 2018
Resource-level permissions This release adds support for resource-level permissions and tagging condition keys. For more information, see Authentication and Access Control in the Elastic Load Balancing User Guide. May 10, 2018
SNI support This release adds support for Server Name Indication (SNI). For more information, see SSL Certificates. October 10, 2017
IP addresses as targets This release adds support for registering IP addresses as targets. For more information, see Target Type. August 31, 2017
Host-based routing This release adds support for routing requests based on the host names in the host header. For more information, see Host Conditions. April 5, 2017
Security policies for TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 This release adds security policies for TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2. For more information, see Security Policies. February 6, 2017
IPv6 support This release adds support for IPv6 addresses. For more information, see IP Address Type. January 25, 2017
Request tracing This release adds support for request tracing. For more information, see Request Tracing for Your Application Load Balancer. November 22, 2016
Percentiles support for the TargetResponseTime metric This release adds support for the new percentile statistics supported by Amazon CloudWatch. For more information, see Statistics for Application Load Balancer Metrics. November 17, 2016
New load balancer type This release of Elastic Load Balancing introduces Application Load Balancers. August 11, 2016