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How to manage frontends and backends

Reviewed on 26 May 2021Published on 26 May 2021

To learn more about Frontends and Backends, refer to the Load Balancer concepts page.

Requirements:

How to add frontends

  1. Click Load Balancer in the Network section of the Scaleway Console side menu. The Load Balancer dashboard displays.

  2. Click the Load Balancer you want to add frontends to. The Load Balancer information page displays.

  3. Click the Frontends tab.

  4. Click Add Frontend.

  5. Enter a name, port and protocol for your new frontend.

  6. Choose between creating a new backend or using an existing backend.

    • If creating a new backend, enter a name, port, protocol, proxy, health check type, sticky session configuration and server IP
    • If using an existing backend, click Use an existing Backend and select the backend of your choice from the dropdown list.
  7. Click Create Frontend.

How to edit frontends

  1. Click Load Balancer in the Network section of the Scaleway Console side menu. The Load Balancer dashboard displays.

  2. Click the Load Balancer you want to edit. The Load Balancer information page displays.

  3. Click the Frontends tab.

  4. Click «See more Icon» next to the frontend you want to edit

  5. Click Edit.

  6. Make your edits. You can change:

    • Frontend name
    • Backend name
    • Port
    • Associated SSL Certificate(s)
  7. Click Edit Frontend.

How to add backends

  1. Click Load Balancer in the Network section of the Scaleway Console side menu. The Load Balancer dashboard displays.

  2. Click the Load Balancer you want to add backends to. The Load Balancer information page displays.

  3. Click the Backends tab.

  4. Click Add Backend.

  5. Enter a name, port, protocol, proxy, health check type, sticky session configuration and server IP for your new backend.

  6. Click Create Backend.

How to edit backends

  1. Click Load Balancer in the Network section of the Scaleway Console side menu. The Load Balancer dashboard displays.

  2. Click the Load Balancer you want to edit. The Load Balancer information page displays.

  3. Click the Backends tab.

  4. Click «See more Icon» next to the backend you want to edit.

  5. Click Edit.

  6. Make your edits.

  7. Once your edits are done, click «Validate Icon».

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