how do you block http requests from aws elb?

Welcome to the Internet! There are many strange bots running on the Internet that are trying to access systems using known vulnerabilities. Any device connected to the Internet will regularly receive such requests. Take a look at the logs in your home router to see an example of what takes place.

You could add a Web Application Firewall (AWS WAF) to the Load Balancer, which can block defined patterns of requests. However, it might not be worth the effort/expense if your goal is merely to clean-up the log file.

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