Elastic Load Balancing
Application Load Balancers

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Limits for Your Application Load Balancers

To view the current limits for your Application Load Balancers, use the Limits page of the Amazon EC2 console or the describe-account-limits (AWS CLI) command. To request a limit increase, use the Elastic Load Balancing Limits form.

Your AWS account has the following limits related to Application Load Balancers.

Regional Limits

  • Load balancers per region: 50

  • Target groups per region: 3000 *

Load Balancer Limits

  • Listeners per load balancer: 50 †

  • Targets per load balancer: 1000 †

  • Subnets per Availability Zone per load balancer: 1 †

  • Security groups per load balancer: 5

  • Rules per load balancer (not counting default rules): 100 †

  • Certificates per load balancer (not counting default certificates): 25 †

  • Number of times a target can be registered per load balancer: 100 †

Target Group Limits

  • Load balancers per target group: 1 †

  • Targets per target group (instances or IP addresses): 1000

  • Targets per target group (Lambda functions): 1 †

Rule Limits †

  • Match evaluations per rule: 5

  • Wildcards per rule: 5

  • Actions per rule: 2 (one optional authentication action, one required action)

* This limit is shared by target groups for your Application Load Balancers and Network Load Balancers.

These limits cannot be increased.