Question

How to Use Load Balancer Internal IP To Avoid Unnecessary Bandwidth Charges

Hi, DigitalOcean load balancer seems to only have a public IP (no internal IP).

As far as I understand, if I were to send traffic from one droplet (consumer) to a service (few droplets BEHIND A LOAD BALANCER) on the SAME VPC, I would be charged for bandwidth although the consumer and the service are on the same VPC (because I would be using the load balancer public IP).

Is there a way to use the load balancer internal IP? Maybe a DNS name I’m unaware of?

Thank you


Submit an answer

This textbox defaults to using Markdown to format your answer.

You can type !ref in this text area to quickly search our full set of tutorials, documentation & marketplace offerings and insert the link!

Sign In or Sign Up to Answer

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

Hi,

DigitalOcean doesn’t provide internal load balancers. Their Load balancers are all publicly exposed, no way o use them internally