Activating or Deactivating the Load Balance service using the API requires specific syntax depending on whether you are using REST or SOAP. Use this table to find the syntax for your command.

NOTE: The Load Balance Service is deprecated. Legacy users of the service should contact Concierge for any questions on adding a Load Balance service to your zone. All other users should use the GSLB service instead.

REST Syntax

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/REST/LoadBalance/ PUT — Activate or Deactivate the Load Balance service on the indicated zone and node.

HTTP Action — PUT

URIs —<zone>/<fqdn>/


To activate the service — boolean activateRequired.

To deactivate the service — boolean deactivateRequired.

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SOAP Syntax

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ActivateLoadBalance — Activates an existing Load Balance service.

DeactivateLoadBalance — Deactivates an existing Load Balance service.

Arguments (Same for both):

  • string fqdnRequired. Fully qualified domain name of a node in the zone
  • string tokenRequired. The session identifier.
  • string zoneRequired. Name of the zone
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