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Cloudflare Load Balancing

Maximize application performance and availability
Add-on feature

Cloudflare Load Balancing distributes traffic across your servers, which reduces server strain and latency and improves the experience for end users.

Free, Pro, and Business users can enable Load Balancing in their Cloudflare dashboard. Accounts with at least one Enterprise plan should contact their account team.


​​ Features

​​ Load balancing and failover

Distribute traffic evenly across your healthy servers, automatically failing over when a server is unhealthy or unresponsive.

​​ Active monitoring

Monitor your servers at configurable intervals and across multiple data centers to look for specific status codes, response text, and timeouts.

​​ Intelligent routing

Choose whether to distribute requests based on server latency, a visitor’s geographic region, or even a visitor’s GPS coordinates.

​​ Custom rules

Customize the behavior of your load balancer based on the characteristics of individual requests.

​​ Analytics

Review comprehensive analytics to evaluate traffic flow, assess origin health status, and review changes in pools and pool health over time.



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