Load Balancing IP


Multi-service and inter-datacentre
load balancer


From $13.00/month


Add High availability to your infrastructure


The Load Balancing IP is an IP address carried by the OVH network which spreads traffic load across the IPs of your OVH services hosted in our datacentres. It improves performance during traffic spikes, tolerance in the event of failures and optimises response times.

Load Balancing IP: how does it work?



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Dedicated IP V4 (/32)
Point your IPV4 to your domain name or easily integrate it into your existing network configuration.
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Dedicated server/ VPS Dedicated Cloud/ Public Cloud
The Load Balancing IP is compatible with dedicated server ranges, VPS and your Dedicated and/or Public Cloud VMs.
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Unlimited traffic
Get the most out of the Load Balancing IP, placed upstream or at the heart of your infrastructure, at no extra cost.
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16 Failover services
Select up to 16 services, and distribute your traffic across available services ONLY with Failover technology.
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Anycast
The Anycast technology automatically directs your traffic towards the infrastructure of the data centre closest to your users. This feature is available only between Canada and France. In the case of multi-zones in France, the Master/Slave mode replaces the Anycast. Distribution among several data centres is optional.
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Dedicated IP V4 (/32)
Point your IPV4 to your domain name or easily integrate it into your existing network configuration.
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Dedicated server/ VPS Dedicated Cloud/ Public Cloud
The Load Balancing IP is compatible with dedicated server ranges, VPS and your Dedicated and/or Public Cloud VMs.
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Unlimited traffic
Get the most out of the Load Balancing IP, placed upstream or at the heart of your infrastructure, at no extra cost.
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16 Failover services
Select up to 16 services, and distribute your traffic across available services ONLY with Failover technology.
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Anycast
The Anycast technology automatically directs your traffic towards the infrastructure of the data centre closest to your users. This feature is available only between Canada and France. In the case of multi-zones in France, the Master/Slave mode replaces the Anycast. Distribution among several data centres is optional.
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Multi-datacentre
Redistribute your traffic upstream of your various infrastructures by declaring your Load Balancing IP in several datacentres (available as an additional feature). Anycast will redistribute your visitors to the datacentre closest to them.

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From $13.00/month


Advanced configurations




Session management
  • No session
  • Cookies
  • Source IP

Multi-datacentre(1)
  • Beauharnois (BHS)
  • Roubaix (RBX)
    • Coming soon
  • Strasbourg (SBG)
    • Coming soon
  • Gravelines (GRA)
    • Coming soon

Administration

Services
  • HTTP (80)
  • MySQL (3306)
  • PostGreSQL (5432)

Compatibility
  • VPS
  • Dedicated Servers
  • Dedicated Cloud
  • Public Cloud

Priority of distribution(2)
  • Standard
  • Customisable

Additional information:

The Load Balancing IP will soon be compatible with the vRack.
(1) You must purchase the multi-datacenter option (the authorization of more than one datacenteer) to be able to distribute the load between multiple datacenter.
(2) In a multi-datacentre configuration, geo-distribution (Anycast) takes precedence.