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Planning your load balancer

Explore the configuration choices available for your Cloudflare load balancer.

​​ Objectives

By the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the difference between load balancing at different layers of the network stack.
  • Identify when a load balancer should utilize session affinity.
  • Describe the different policies for origin steering and traffic steering.
  • List the different options available to monitor server health.

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