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NAME VM::EC2::REST::elastic_load_balancer

SYNOPSIS

 use VM::EC2 ':elb';

METHODS

The methods in this module allow you to retrieve information about Elastic Load Balancers, create new ELBs, and change the properties of the ELBs.

Implemented: AddTags ApplySecurityGroupsToLoadBalancer AttachLoadBalancerToSubnets ConfigureHealthCheck CreateAppCookieStickinessPolicy CreateLBCookieStickinessPolicy CreateLoadBalancer CreateLoadBalancerListeners CreateLoadBalancerPolicy DeleteLoadBalancer DeleteLoadBalancerListeners DeleteLoadBalancerPolicy DeregisterInstancesFromLoadBalancer DescribeInstanceHealth DescribeLoadBalancerAttributes DescribeLoadBalancerPolicies DescribeLoadBalancerPolicyTypes DescribeLoadBalancers DescribeTags DetachLoadBalancerFromSubnets DisableAvailabilityZonesForLoadBalancer EnableAvailabilityZonesForLoadBalancer ModifyLoadBalancerAttributes RegisterInstancesWithLoadBalancer RemoveTags SetLoadBalancerListenerSSLCertificate SetLoadBalancerPoliciesForBackendServer SetLoadBalancerPoliciesOfListener

Unimplemented: (none)

The primary object manipulated by these methods is VM::EC2::ELB. Please see the VM::EC2::ELB manual page

$success = $ec2->tag_load_balancer(-load_balancer_names => $name, -tags => { key => value, [key2 => value2], ... })

Adds one or more tags for the specified load balancer. Each load balancer can have a maximum of 10 tags. Each tag consists of a key and an optional value.

Tag keys must be unique for each load balancer. If a tag with the same key is already associated with the load balancer, this action will update the value of the key.

Arguments:

 -load_balancer_names    The name of the load balancer to tag. You can specify a
                         maximum of one load balancer name.

 -tags                   Hashref of tag key/value pairs.

Returns true on success.

%tags = $ec2->describe_load_balancer_tags(-load_balancer_name=>\@names)

%tags = $ec2->describe_load_balancer_tags(@names)

Describes the tags associated with one or more load balancers.

Arguments:

 -load_balancer_names    The name of the load balancers to retrieve tags for.

Returns a hash of hashes in this format:

{ 'LBName' => { TagName => TagValue, TagName => TagValue, } }

$success = $ec2->remove_load_balancer_tags(-load_balancer_names => $name, -tags => [ name1,[name2,name3,...] ])

$success = $ec2->remove_load_balancer_tags(-load_balancer_names => $name, -tags => $tag)

$attrs = $ec2->describe_load_balancer_attributes(-load_balancer_name => $name)

Returns detailed information about all of the attributes associated with the specified load balancer.

Arguments:

    -load_balancer_name     Name of the ELB to return information on. 

Returns a VM::EC2::ELB::Attributes object.

$attr = $ec2->modify_load_balancer_attributes(%args)

Modifies the attributes of a specified load balancer.

Arguments:

 -load_balancer_name        Name of the ELB to change attributes on. (Required)

One or more of the following arguments are required:

 -access_log                A hashref of attribute values for AccessLog
                            ex: -access_log => { Enabled => 'false' }

 -connection_draining       A hashref of attribute values for ConnectionDraining
                            ex: -connection_draining => { Enabled => 'false' }

 -connection_settings       A hashref of attribute values for ConnectionSettings
                            ex: -connection_settings => { IdleTimeout => 30 }

 -cross_zone_load_balancing A hashref of attribute values for
                            CrossZoneLoadBalancing.  ex:
                            -cross_zone_load_balancing => { Enabled => 'true' }

Returns a VM::EC2::ELB::Attributes object.

@lbs = $ec2->describe_load_balancers(-load_balancer_name=>\@names)

@lbs = $ec2->describe_load_balancers(@names)

Provides detailed configuration information for the specified ELB(s).

Optional parameters are:

    -load_balancer_names     Name of the ELB to return information on. 
                             This can be a string scalar, or an arrayref.

    -lb_name,-lb_names,      
      -load_balancer_name    Aliases for -load_balancer_names

Returns a series of VM::EC2::ELB objects.

$success = $ec2->delete_load_balancer(-load_balancer_name=>$name)

$success = $ec2->delete_load_balancer($name)

Deletes the specified ELB.

Arguments:

 -load_balancer_name    -- The name of the ELB to delete

 -lb_name               -- Alias for -load_balancer_name

Returns true on successful deletion. NOTE: This API call will return success regardless of existence of the ELB.

$healthcheck = $ec2->configure_health_check(-load_balancer_name => $name, -healthy_threshold => $cnt, -interval => $secs, -target => $target, -timeout => $secs, -unhealthy_threshold => $cnt)

Defines an application healthcheck for the instances.

All Parameters are required.

    -load_balancer_name    Name of the ELB.

    -healthy_threashold    Specifies the number of consecutive health probe successes 
                           required before moving the instance to the Healthy state.

    -interval              Specifies the approximate interval, in seconds, between 
                           health checks of an individual instance.

    -target                Must be a string in the form: Protocol:Port[/PathToPing]
                            - Valid Protocol types are: HTTP, HTTPS, TCP, SSL
                            - Port must be in range 1-65535
                            - PathToPing is only applicable to HTTP or HTTPS protocol
                              types and must be 1024 characters long or fewer.

    -timeout               Specifies the amount of time, in seconds, during which no
                           response means a failed health probe.

    -unhealthy_threashold  Specifies the number of consecutive health probe failures
                           required before moving the instance to the Unhealthy state.

    -lb_name               Alias for -load_balancer_name

Returns a VM::EC2::ELB::HealthCheck object.

Generates a stickiness policy with sticky session lifetimes that follow that of an application-generated cookie. This policy can be associated only with HTTP/HTTPS listeners.

Required arguments:

    -load_balancer_name    Name of the ELB.

    -cookie_name           Name of the application cookie used for stickiness.

    -policy_name           The name of the policy being created. The name must
                           be unique within the set of policies for this ELB. 

    -lb_name               Alias for -load_balancer_name

Returns true on successful execution.

Generates a stickiness policy with sticky session lifetimes controlled by the lifetime of the browser (user-agent) or a specified expiration period. This policy can be associated only with HTTP/HTTPS listeners.

Required arguments:

    -load_balancer_name         Name of the ELB.

    -cookie_expiration_period   The time period in seconds after which the
                                cookie should be considered stale. Not
                                specifying this parameter indicates that the
                                sticky session will last for the duration of
                                the browser session.  OPTIONAL

    -policy_name                The name of the policy being created. The name
                                must be unique within the set of policies for 
                                this ELB. 

    -lb_name                    Alias for -load_balancer_name

Returns true on successful execution.

$lb = $ec2->create_load_balancer(-load_balancer_name => $name, -listeners => \@listeners, -availability_zones => \@zones, -scheme => $scheme, )

Creates a new ELB.

Required arguments:

    -load_balancer_name         Name of the ELB.

    -listeners                  Must either be a L<VM::EC2::ELB:Listener> object
                                (or arrayref of objects) or a hashref (or arrayref
                                of hashrefs) containing the following keys:

              Protocol            -- Value as one of: HTTP, HTTPS, TCP, or SSL
              LoadBalancerPort    -- Value in range 1-65535
              InstancePort        -- Value in range 1-65535
                and optionally:
              InstanceProtocol    -- Value as one of: HTTP, HTTPS, TCP, or SSL
              SSLCertificateId    -- Certificate ID from AWS IAM certificate list


    -availability_zones    Literal string or array of strings containing valid
                           availability zones.  Optional if subnets are
                           specified in a VPC usage scenario.

Optional arguments:

    -scheme                The type of ELB.  By default, Elastic Load Balancing
                           creates an Internet-facing LoadBalancer with a
                           publicly resolvable DNS name, which resolves to
                           public IP addresses.  Specify the value 'internal'
                           for this option to create an internal LoadBalancer
                           with a DNS name that resolves to private IP addresses.
                           This option is only available in a VPC.

    -security_groups       The security groups assigned to your ELB within your
                           VPC.  String or arrayref.

    -subnets               A list of subnet IDs in your VPC to attach to your
                           ELB.  String or arrayref.  REQUIRED if availability
                           zones are not specified above.

    -tags                  A list of tags to assign to the load balancer.
                           Hashref of tag key/value pairs.
                           ex: { Name => Value, Name => Value, ... }

Argument aliases:

    -zones                 Alias for -availability_zones
    -lb_name               Alias for -load_balancer_name
                          

Returns a VM::EC2::ELB object if successful.

$success = $ec2->create_load_balancer_listeners(-load_balancer_name => $name, -listeners => \@listeners)

Creates one or more listeners on a ELB for the specified port. If a listener with the given port does not already exist, it will be created; otherwise, the properties of the new listener must match the properties of the existing listener.

 -listeners    Must either be a L<VM::EC2::ELB:Listener> object (or arrayref of
               objects) or a hash (or arrayref of hashes) containing the
               following keys:

             Protocol            -- Value as one of: HTTP, HTTPS, TCP, or SSL
             LoadBalancerPort    -- Value in range 1-65535
             InstancePort        -- Value in range 1-65535
              and optionally:
             InstanceProtocol    -- Value as one of: HTTP, HTTPS, TCP, or SSL
             SSLCertificateId    -- Certificate ID from AWS IAM certificate list

 -lb_name      Alias for -load_balancer_name

Returns true on successful execution.

$success = $ec2->delete_load_balancer_listeners(-load_balancer_name => $name, -load_balancer_ports => \@ports)

Deletes listeners from the ELB for the specified port.

Arguments:

 -load_balancer_name     The name of the ELB

 -load_balancer_ports    An arrayref of strings or literal string containing
                         the port numbers.

 -ports                  Alias for -load_balancer_ports

 -lb_name                Alias for -load_balancer_name

Returns true on successful execution.

@z = $ec2->disable_availability_zones_for_load_balancer(-load_balancer_name => $name, -availability_zones => \@zones)

Removes the specified EC2 Availability Zones from the set of configured Availability Zones for the ELB. There must be at least one Availability Zone registered with a LoadBalancer at all times. Instances registered with the ELB that are in the removed Availability Zone go into the OutOfService state.

Arguments:

 -load_balancer_name    The name of the ELB

 -availability_zones    Arrayref or literal string of availability zone names
                        (ie. us-east-1a)

 -zones                 Alias for -availability_zones

 -lb_name               Alias for -load_balancer_name

Returns an array of VM::EC2::AvailabilityZone objects now associated with the ELB.

@z = $ec2->enable_availability_zones_for_load_balancer(-load_balancer_name => $name, -availability_zones => \@zones)

Adds one or more EC2 Availability Zones to the ELB. The ELB evenly distributes requests across all its registered Availability Zones that contain instances.

Arguments:

 -load_balancer_name    The name of the ELB

 -availability_zones    Array or literal string of availability zone names
                        (ie. us-east-1a)

 -zones                 Alias for -availability_zones

 -lb_name               Alias for -load_balancer_name

Returns an array of VM::EC2::AvailabilityZone objects now associated with the ELB.

@i = $ec2->register_instances_with_load_balancer(-load_balancer_name => $name, -instances => \@instance_ids)

Adds new instances to the ELB. If the instance is in an availability zone that is not registered with the ELB will be in the OutOfService state. Once the zone is added to the ELB the instance will go into the InService state.

Arguments:

 -load_balancer_name    The name of the ELB

 -instances             An arrayref or literal string of Instance IDs.

 -lb_name               Alias for -load_balancer_name

Returns an array of instances now associated with the ELB in the form of VM::EC2::Instance objects.

@i = $ec2->deregister_instances_from_load_balancer(-load_balancer_name => $name, -instances => \@instance_ids)

Deregisters instances from the ELB. Once the instance is deregistered, it will stop receiving traffic from the ELB.

Arguments:

 -load_balancer_name    The name of the ELB

 -instances             An arrayref or literal string of Instance IDs.

 -lb_name               Alias for -load_balancer_name

Returns an array of instances now associated with the ELB in the form of VM::EC2::Instance objects.

$success = $ec2->set_load_balancer_listener_ssl_certificate(-load_balancer_name => $name, -load_balancer_port => $port, -ssl_certificate_id => $cert_id)

Sets the certificate that terminates the specified listener's SSL connections. The specified certificate replaces any prior certificate that was used on the same ELB and port.

Required arguments:

 -load_balancer_name    The name of the the ELB.

 -load_balancer_port    The port that uses the specified SSL certificate.

 -ssl_certificate_id    The ID of the SSL certificate chain to use.  See the
                        AWS Identity and Access Management documentation under
                        Managing Server Certificates for more information.

Alias arguments:

 -lb_name    Alias for -load_balancer_name

 -port       Alias for -load_balancer_port

 -cert_id    Alias for -ssl_certificate_id

Returns true on successful execution.

@states = $ec2->describe_instance_health(-load_balancer_name => $name, -instances => \@instance_ids)

Returns the current state of the instances of the specified LoadBalancer. If no instances are specified, the state of all the instances for the ELB is returned.

Required arguments:

    -load_balancer_name     The name of the ELB

Optional parameters:

    -instances              Literal string or arrayref of Instance IDs

    -lb_name                Alias for -load_balancer_name

    -instance_id            Alias for -instances

Returns an array of VM::EC2::ELB::InstanceState objects.

$success = $ec2->create_load_balancer_policy(-load_balancer_name => $name, -policy_name => $policy, -policy_type_name => $type_name, -policy_attributes => \@attrs)

Creates a new policy that contains the necessary attributes depending on the policy type. Policies are settings that are saved for your ELB and that can be applied to the front-end listener, or the back-end application server, depending on your policy type.

Required Arguments:

 -load_balancer_name   The name associated with the LoadBalancer for which the
                       policy is being created. This name must be unique within
                       the client AWS account.

 -policy_name          The name of the ELB policy being created. The name must
                       be unique within the set of policies for this ELB.

 -policy_type_name     The name of the base policy type being used to create
                       this policy. To get the list of policy types, use the
                       describe_load_balancer_policy_types function.

Optional Arguments:

 -policy_attributes    or hashref containing AttributeName and AttributeValue
                         or
                       Arrayref of VM::EC2::ELB::PolicyAttribute object or single object

 -lb_name              Alias for -load_balancer_name

Returns true if successful.

$success = $ec2->delete_load_balancer_policy(-load_balancer_name => $name, -policy_name => $policy)

Deletes a policy from the ELB. The specified policy must not be enabled for any listeners.

Arguments:

 -load_balancer_name    The name of the ELB

 -policy_name           The name of the ELB policy

 -lb_name               Alias for -load_balancer_name

Returns true if successful.

@policy_descs = $ec2->describe_load_balancer_policies(-load_balancer_name => $name, -policy_names => \@names)

Returns detailed descriptions of ELB policies. If you specify an ELB name, the operation returns either the descriptions of the specified policies, or descriptions of all the policies created for the ELB. If you don't specify a ELB name, the operation returns descriptions of the specified sample policies, or descriptions of all the sample policies. The names of the sample policies have the ELBSample- prefix.

Optional Arguments:

 -load_balancer_name  The name of the ELB.

 -policy_names        The names of ELB policies created or ELB sample policy names.

 -lb_name             Alias for -load_balancer_name

Returns an array of VM::EC2::ELB::PolicyDescription objects if successful.

@policy_types = $ec2->describe_load_balancer_policy_types(-policy_type_names => \@names)

Returns meta-information on the specified ELB policies defined by the Elastic Load Balancing service. The policy types that are returned from this action can be used in a create_load_balander_policy call to instantiate specific policy configurations that will be applied to an ELB.

Required arguemnts:

 -load_balancer_name    The name of the ELB.

Optional arguments:

 -policy_type_names    Literal string or arrayref of policy type names

 -names                Alias for -policy_type_names

Returns an array of VM::EC2::ELB::PolicyTypeDescription objects if successful.

$success = $ec2->set_load_balancer_policies_of_listener(-load_balancer_name => $name, -load_balancer_port => $port, -policy_names => \@names)

Associates, updates, or disables a policy with a listener on the ELB. Multiple policies may be associated with a listener.

Required arguments:

 -load_balancer_name    The name associated with the ELB.

 -load_balancer_port    The external port of the LoadBalancer with which this
                        policy applies to.

 -policy_names          List of policies to be associated with the listener.
                        Currently this list can have at most one policy. If the
                        list is empty, the current policy is removed from the
                        listener.  String or arrayref.

Returns true if successful.

@sgs = $ec2->apply_security_groups_to_load_balancer(-load_balancer_name => $name, -security_groups => \@groups)

Associates one or more security groups with your ELB in VPC. The provided security group IDs will override any currently applied security groups.

Required arguments:

 -load_balancer_name The name associated with the ELB.

 -security_groups    A list of security group IDs to associate with your ELB in
                     VPC. The security group IDs must be provided as the ID and
                     not the security group name (For example, sg-123456).
                     String or arrayref.

Returns a series of VM::EC2::SecurityGroup objects.

@subnets = $ec2->attach_load_balancer_to_subnets(-load_balancer_name => $name, -subnets => \@subnets)

Adds one or more subnets to the set of configured subnets for the ELB.

Required arguments:

 -load_balancer_name    The name associated with the ELB.

 -subnets               A list of subnet IDs to add for the ELB.  String or
                        arrayref.

Returns a series of VM::EC2::VPC::Subnet objects corresponding to the subnets the ELB is now attached to.

@subnets = $ec2->detach_load_balancer_from_subnets(-load_balancer_name => $name, -subnets => \@subnets)

Removes subnets from the set of configured subnets in the VPC for the ELB.

Required arguments:

 -load_balancer_name    The name associated with the ELB.

 -subnets               A list of subnet IDs to add for the ELB.  String or
                        arrayref.

Returns a series of VM::EC2::VPC::Subnet objects corresponding to the subnets the ELB is now attached to.

$success = $ec2->set_load_balancer_policies_for_backend_server(-instance_port => $port, -load_balancer_name => $name, -policy_names => \@policies)

Replaces the current set of policies associated with a port on which the back- end server is listening with a new set of policies. After the policies have been created, they can be applied here as a list. At this time, only the back- end server authentication policy type can be applied to the back-end ports; this policy type is composed of multiple public key policies.

Required arguments:

 -load_balancer_name    The name associated with the ELB.

 -instance_port         The port number associated with the back-end server.

 -policy_names          List of policy names to be set. If the list is empty,
                        then all current polices are removed from the back-end
                        server.

Aliases:

 -port      Alias for -instance_port
 -lb_name   Alias for -load_balancer_name

Returns true if successful.

SEE ALSO

VM::EC2

AUTHOR

Lance Kinley <lkinley@loyaltymethods.com<gt>. Lincoln Stein <lincoln.stein@gmail.com>.

Copyright (c) 2012 Loyalty Methods, Inc. Copyright (c) 2012 Ontario Institute for Cancer Research

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