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Updated on 2022-12-09 GMT+08:00

Can ELB Be Used Separately?

ELB cannot be used alone.

ELB distributes incoming traffic to multiple backend servers based on the forwarding policy to balance workloads. So, it can expand external service capabilities of your applications and eliminate single points of failure (SPOFs) to improve service availability. To use a load balancer, you must associated backend servers (such as ECSs) with it.

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