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Troubleshooting Elastic Load Balancing Connectivity in AWS

The goal of this hands-on lab is to fix the broken environment and achieve the goal as outlined below. The first video in this lab presents the scenario and the goal, while the second video provides the solution (if needed). Do your best to solve the connectivity issue without viewing the solution video. Goal: Fix the connectivity issue in the AWS environment so that you can view the Linux 2/Apache test page of the provisioned EC2 instances via the ELB's DNS name. Good luck!

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 30m
Clock icon Jul 23, 2019

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Hint #1

    The Issue

    The ELB's security group does not allow HTTP traffic.

    How to Fix the Issue

    Add an allow rule for HTTP traffic (port 80) to the ELB's security group.

  2. Challenge

    Hint #2

    The Issue

    EC2 instance health checks are not passing.

    How to Fix the Issue

    Change health check "ping port" on the ELB to port 80.

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