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Hostname preparation

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Before setting up anything related to your load balancer, make sure your test that production hostnames meet the following criteria:

After confirming each of these conditions are met, you can proceed with setting up your load balancer.

​​ Routing strategy

Depending on your preferences and infrastructure, you might route traffic to your load balancer in different ways:

  • For most customers, it’s simpler to create the load balancer on the hostname directly (
  • However, you could also create the load balancer on another hostname ( and then route traffic using a CNAME record on that points to