This topic describes how to create an Internet SLB instance and forward client requests to two ECS instances that act as backend servers.
- Create an SLB instance.
Create an SLB instance. An SLB instance is an entity running the SLB service.
- Add listeners and backend servers.
After you create an SLB instance, you must add listeners and backend servers.
- (Optional) Resolve a domain name.
Use Alibaba Cloud DNS to resolve a domain name to the IP address of the SLB instance. Then, the SLB instance can provide external services.
- Release an SLB instance.
If an SLB instance is no longer needed, delete the instance to avoid extra fees.