This tutorial will walk you through setting up a basic load balancer between two http instances.
For examples on deploying various types of load balancers using the OpenStack CLI, check out the OpenStack Basic Load Balancing Cookbook
Create a load balancer
Navigate to Network > Load Balancers and click on Create Load Balancer
Load Balancer Details
Assign your load balancer a unique name and choose a Subnet, in this case external
Make sure Admin State Up is set to Yes and click Next
Give your new listener a name, set the Protocol to Http and make sure the Port is now set to 80
Give your new pool a name, choose the appropriate algorithm. In this tutorial we'll use LEAST_CONNECTIONS
Make sure Admin State is set to up, then click Next
Add the instances you want to balance from the list and set the port to 80
Give your health monitor a name, click on the Type dropdown menu and select Http. Adjust the default settings if needed
Click on Create Load Balancer
You have now created your load balancer.