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OpenStack Networking Cookbook by Chandan Dutta Chowdhury, Sriram Subramanian

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Creating a load balancer pool using Horizon

A typical load balancer installation consists of a pool of servers called members, each of which will run an instance of the application. All the clients will connect to the service using a Virtual IP that is configured on the load balancer node, as shown in the following image:

Creating a load balancer pool using Horizon

The load balancer node then forwards the traffic transparently to the member servers. To accomplish this, it can adopt various strategies in order to distribute the traffic load to member servers such as round robin, least connected, and so on.

To configure the load balancer, we would need some member servers connected to a virtual ...

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