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How to manage frontends and backends

Reviewed on 13 November 2023Published on 26 May 2021

Once you have created a frontend and a backend for your Load Balancer, you can:

  • Add additional frontends and backends
  • Edit the settings of the frontend and backend
  • Delete frontends and backends

This page shows you how to carry out these actions.

Security & Identity (IAM):

You may need certain IAM permissions to carry out some actions described on this page. This means:

  • you are the Owner of the Scaleway Organization in which the actions will be carried out, or
  • you are an IAM user of the Organization, with a policy granting you the necessary permission sets
Requirements:

How to create and add frontends to a Load Balancer

See our dedicated documentation

How to create and add backends to a Load Balancer

See our dedicated documentation

How to edit frontends

  1. Click Load Balancers 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
    • Port
    • SSL Certificate(s)
    • Attached backend
    • HTTP/3 activation (under Advanced Settings)
  7. Click Edit frontend.

How to edit backends and health checks

  1. Click Load Balancers 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 backend or Edit health check.

  6. Make your edits.

  7. Click Edit backend (or Edit health check) once your edits are done.

How to delete frontends

  1. Click Load Balancers 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 delete.

  5. Click Delete.

  6. Confirm that you understand this action will irreversibly delete your frontend and its settings, by clicking Delete frontend.

How to delete backends

  1. Click Load Balancers 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 delete.

  5. Click Delete.

  6. Confirm that you understand this action will irreversibly delete your backend and its settings, by clicking Delete backend.

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