REST Resource: targetPools

Resource: TargetPool

Represents a Target Pool resource.

Target pools are used for network TCP/UDP load balancing. A target pool references member instances, an associated legacy HttpHealthCheck resource, and, optionally, a backup target pool. For more information, read Using target pools.

JSON representation
{
  "id": string,
  "creationTimestamp": string,
  "name": string,
  "description": string,
  "region": string,
  "healthChecks": [
    string
  ],
  "instances": [
    string
  ],
  "sessionAffinity": enum,
  "failoverRatio": number,
  "backupPool": string,
  "selfLink": string,
  "kind": string
}
Fields
id

string (uint64 format)

[Output Only] The unique identifier for the resource. This identifier is defined by the server.

creationTimestamp

string

[Output Only] Creation timestamp in RFC3339 text format.

name

string

Name of the resource. Provided by the client when the resource is created. The name must be 1-63 characters long, and comply with RFC1035. Specifically, the name must be 1-63 characters long and match the regular expression [a-z]([-a-z0-9]*[a-z0-9])? which means the first character must be a lowercase letter, and all following characters must be a dash, lowercase letter, or digit, except the last character, which cannot be a dash.

description

string

An optional description of this resource. Provide this property when you create the resource.

region

string

[Output Only] URL of the region where the target pool resides.

healthChecks[]

string

The URL of the HttpHealthCheck resource. A member instance in this pool is considered healthy if and only if the health checks pass. Only legacy HttpHealthChecks are supported. Only one health check may be specified.

instances[]

string

A list of resource URLs to the virtual machine instances serving this pool. They must live in zones contained in the same region as this pool.