How to configure the target group

This section describes how to configure the target group.

The target group setting provides the grouping function of the load balancing target (real server) of Managed Load Balancer.


Add target group

  • From the control panel, select Cloud / Server Local Network → Managed Load Balancer.

  • The Managed Load Balancer list screen will be displayed. Select the Managed Load Balancer whose target group you want to add.

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  • Open the "Target Groups" tab and click ”Add Target Group".

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  • Enter the required fields to add the target group and click "Add Target Group".

  • The items that can be configured when adding a target group are as follows.

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Specifiable parameters

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Input format

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name

You can specify the name of the target group.

255 half-width characters

 

Explanation

You can specify a description for the target group.

255 half-width characters

 

tag

You can specify tags for the target group.

JSON format

member

IP address

You can specify the IP address of the server that you want to register as a member of the target group.

IPv4 address format

 

port

You can specify the port number of the server to register as a member of the target group.

Integer 1 ~ 65534

 

weight

You can specify administrative weights for servers used for weighted load balancing.

Integer 1 ~ 1000

Note

  • Only one member can be specified when creating a target group, but you can add members to the target group later.


  • Confirm that the config status of the target group is ”CREATE_STAGED”.

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  • Execute ”Apply Load Balancer Settings” to complete the addition of the target group.

Note

  • You can apply the load balancer settings together with other setting items.


View details of target group

  • In the Managed Load Balancer list screen, click the resource name of the Managed Load Balancer whose target group details you want to check.

  • Open the "Target Groups" tab and click the resource name of the target group for more information.

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  • The information that can be confirmed on the target group details screen is as follows.

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Specifiable parameters

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detail

name

You can see the name of the target group.

  ID

You can see the ID of the target group.

 

Explanation

You can see the description of the target group.

member

Config status

You can see the config status of the target group.

The possible values are as follows.
・”ACTIVE”:The load balancer does not have a config waiting to be applied.
・”CREATE_STAGED”:The config added to the load balancer is waiting to be applied.
・”UPDATE_STAGED”:The config to be changed to the load balancer is waiting to be applied.
・”DELETE_STAGED”:The config to be deleted by the load balancer is waiting to be applied.
 

Operation status

You can see the operational status of the target group.

The possible values are as follows.
・”NONE”:Initial state
・”PROCESSING”:The state in which the config is being applied to the load balancer.
・”COMPLETE”:The state where the latest operation is completed.
・”STUCK”:The latest operation processing is stopped and operator intervention is required, so it is impossible to operate the resource.
・”ERROR”:The latest operation processing failed, but since it has been rolled back normally, it is possible to operate the resource.

Edit target group

  • In the Managed Load Balancer list screen, click the resource name of the Managed Load Balancer whose target group you want to edit.

  • Open the "Target Groups" tab and click "Edit Target Group" from the Actions pull-down for the target group you want to edit.

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  • Enter the settings you want to edit and click "Edit Target Group" to complete the edit.

  • The items that can be set when editing the target group are as follows.

category

Specifiable parameters

Contents

Input format

detail

name

You can specify the name of the target group.

255 half-width characters

 

Explanation

You can specify a description for the target group.

255 half-width characters

 

tag

You can specify tags for the target group.

JSON format


Cancel target group settings

  • In the Managed Load Balancer list screen, click the resource name of the Managed Load Balancer whose target group settings you want to cancel.

  • Open the "Target Groups" tab and click "Cancel the Target Group Settings" from the Actions pull-down for the target group whose settings you want to cancel.

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  • The confirmation screen for canceling the target group settings is displayed, click ”Cancel Target Group Settings”.

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Delete target group

  • In the Managed Load Balancer list screen, click the resource name of the Managed Load Balancer whose target group settings you want to delete.

  • Open the "Target Groups" tab and click "Delete Target Group" from the Actions pull-down for the target group you want to delete.

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  • The confirmation screen for deleting the target group is displayed, click ”Delete Target Group”.

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Note

  • After the target group config status becomes "DELETE_STAGED" by this operation, the target group settings will not be deleted from the load balancer instance until the load balancer settings are applied. If you want to delete the target group settings from the load balancer instance, execute "Apply Load Balancer Settings" following this operation.

  • If you want to cancel the setting that is "DELETE_STAGED", execute "Cancel the Target Group Settings".

  • Confirm that the status of the target group turns into "DELETE_STAGED".

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  • Execute "Apply Load Balancer Settings" to complete the target group deletion.

Note

  • You can apply the load balancer settings together with other setting items.

Add members to the target group

  • In the Managed Load Balancer list screen, click the resource name of the Managed Load Balancer whose target group member you want to add.

  • Open the "Target Groups" tab and click the resource name of the target group to which you want to add members.

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  • Open the "Members" tab and click "Add Member".

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  • Confirm that the status of the members of the target group is ”Waiting for Addition”.

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  • Execute "Apply Load Balancer Settings" to complete the addition of target group members.

Note

  • You can apply the load balancer settings together with other setting items.


Cancel addition of target group members

  • In the Managed Load Balancer list screen, click the resource name of the Managed Load Balancer whose target group members you want to cancel adding.

  • Open the "Target Groups" tab and click the resource name of target group whose members you want to cancel adding.

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  • Open the "Target Groups" and click "Cancel Member Addition" for the member you want to cancel adding.

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Delete target group members

  • In the Managed Load Balancer list screen, click the resource name of the Managed Load Balancer whose target group member you want to delete.

  • Open the "Target Groups" tab and click the resource name of the target group whose members you want to delete.

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  • Open the Members tab and click "Delete Member" for the member you want to delete.

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  • Confirm that the status of the target group members is ”Waiting for Deletion”.

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  • ”Apply Load Balancer Settings” is executed, and the deletion of the members of the target group is completed.

Note

  • You can apply the load balancer settings together with other setting items.


Cancel deletion of target group member

  • In the Managed Load Balancer list screen, click the resource name of the Managed Load Balancer whose target group member you want to cancel deleting.

  • Open the "Target Groups" tab and click the resource name of target group whose members you want to cancel deleting.

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  • Open the Members tab and click "Cancel Member Deletion" for the member whose you want to cancel deleting.

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