Eucalyptus ELB Listener Configurations

This section provides a reference to various possible ways to configure your listener, depending on how secure you want your load balancer. Currently, Eucalyptus supports the following HTTP/HTTPS Load Balancer use cases:

  • Basic HTTP load balancer
  • Secure website or application using ELB to offload SSL decryption.
  • Secure website or application using end-to-end encryption
Use Case Front-end Protocol Front-end Options Back-end Protocol Back-end Options Notes
Basic HTTP load balancer HTTP NA HTTP NA Supports X-forward for header. Go to AWS X-forwarding for more information.
Secure website or application using Elastic Load Balancing to offload SSL decryption HTTPS SSL Negotiation. HTTP NA Supports X-forward for header. Go to AWS X-forwarding for more information. Requires an SSL certificate installed on the load balancer.
Secure website or application using end-to-end encryption HTTPS SSL Negotiation. HTTPS Back-end authentication Supports X-forward for header. Go to AWS X-forwarding for more information. Requires an SSL certificate installed on the load balancer and registered instances.