Listeners for Network Load Balancers

Describes how to set up listeners that check for incoming traffic on the IP address of the network load balancer.

A listener is a logical entity that checks for incoming traffic on the network load balancer's IP address. To handle TCP, HTTP, and HTTPS traffic, you must configure at least one listener per traffic type. When you create a listener, you must ensure that your VCN's security rules allow the listener to accept traffic. See Security Rules for more information.


To accommodate high-volume traffic, Oracle strongly recommends that you use for your network load balancer subnets. See Stateful Versus Stateless Rules for more information.

You can perform the following listener management tasks: