Add an Application Load Balancer rule

Cloudlets rules determine what Application Load Balancer does when an incoming request meets a set of criteria. You can use Cloudlets Policy Manager to add rules, or you can upload them using a CSV file.

How to

  1. Go to > CDN > Edge logic Cloudlets.

  2. If not selected already, click the Manage Cloudlets Policies menu.

  3. On the Cloudlet Policies screen, click the name of the policy you want to add rules to.

  4. On the Policy Details screen, click the version you want to update or click Create New Version.

  5. On the Version Details screen, click Add Rule.

  6. Complete these fields on the Create a Rule screen:

Rule NameName this rule.
Always OnSelect if the rule is always applied.
Start Date/TimeEnter the start date and time for the rule.
End Date/TimeEnter the end date and time for the rule.
Match definition (IF section)
Match TypeSelect the match type to use for this rule. Enter any operators or match criteria needed for the match type you choose.

See Review available match types for Application Load Balancer for more information.
Action (THEN section)
Load Balancing IDSelect the load balancing configuration you want to use when the rule is true. Once you select the ID, activation information for the selected configuration also displays.


If using an IP address or CIDR list match, review the list of invalid IP addresses and CIDR lists.

  1. If you want to add another rule, click + in the match section.

  2. Click Save Rule. The new rule displays first on the Version Details screen.


Cloudlets Policy Manager evaluates rules from top to bottom with the first match winning.

  1. Activate the policy.