Whitelisting Access to Application Load Balancer Through The Use of AWS WAF


Load balancing an application is a common approach to distributing traffic among multiple servers. It has a breadth of benefits that can optimize performance, including availability and responsiveness, as it spreads the workload from one server to another, preventing server overload. AWS has a wide variety of load balancer types. But one of the most commonly used for web servers is the Application Load Balancer (ALB), as it functions at the application layer, the seventh layer of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model. After setting up an ALB, it is also essential to consider security as it’s one of the [...]