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HAProxy ACL rules don't have to be painful
A rundown of the new enhancements to the WebUI as part of our 8.6 release, which is going to make the management of your load balancer far simpler.
Simplifying web application security with the Core Rule Set v3
Here we outline our new, simplified WAF offering, for easier configuration and superior web application security, using the core rule set v3.
I wonder…Can HAProxy Proxy Protocol fix my Secure Web Gateway routing problem?
HAProxy Proxy Protocol workarounds and techniques to fix a Secure Web Gateway routing problem.
Extending Net-SNMP for infrastructure monitoring
Net-SNMP is possibly the most popular protocol, and also the most advanced implementation of the SNMP protocol. Find out here how to harness it.
Let's Ansible the LBAPI
A playbook on how to Ansible the load balancer API.
Solving the Layer 4 ARP problem on Linux with Ansible
How to solve the "ARP problem" for Layer 4 DR (Direct Routing) mode for each of your Real Servers in the virtual service.
A+ Qualys with HAProxy — The Secret Sauce
Want to know how to achieve an A+ rating for your SSL web server on Qualys? Read on.
How to migrate your Loadbalancer.org appliance from hardware to virtual
How to migrate your Loadbalancer.org appliance from hardware to virtual.
Load balancing Leostream Connection Broker and Leostream Gateway for high availability
Here we take a look at how a load balancer can be utilized to provide high availability for Leostream Connection Broker and Leostream Gateway.
Automation of the initial setup of your Loadbalancer.org appliance (VMware Edition)
If you are one of those lucky people who have more than one pair of Loadbalancer.org appliances, you might be thinking about buying a Site License, automating the initial setup process. Although our appliances are absolutely awesome and fun to use, going through the same process many times may
Extending ModSecurity: How to add completely custom WAF functionality
ModSecurity is a web application firewall that we use to power our product’s WAF functionality. Here I outline, step-by-step, how to customize this.
How to load balance Microsoft Dynamics using HAProxy
Microsoft Dynamics is a critical ERP and CRM tool. It, therefore, needs to be highly available and scalable. Here's how you can achieve that.
How to achieve client source IP transparency with your load balancer
There is a misconception that you always need source IP transparency, which is not always the case. In fact, there are still many flexible ways to route traffic with or without source IP transparency.
HELP! I’ve Deleted My SSH Keys!
We all have the ability to absent-mindedly break installations with a single click. Here I will show you how not only to break your SSH keys, but also how to restore them in the event you end up doing the same thing as me!
How and when to update your load balancer
A quick guide from our Solutions Engineer, Oliver Warren, outlining when, why and how to update your hardware, virtual and cloud Loadbalancer.org appliances.
How to get the most out of your FREE TRIAL: successfully evaluating a load balancer
How do you successfully evaluate a load balancer? We’ve compiled some of the key considerations when trialling any new software product…
Load balancing Exchange 2019
How does load balancing Exchange 2019 differ from load balancing previous versions of Microsoft's mailbox server? We've assembled everything you need to know.
Multi-application or dedicated load balancing – which approach is best?
With a big, powerful and expensive ADC load balancer, there can be a strong temptation to load balance multiple applications – but when uptime is critical, could it become a single point of failure?
How to install and configure HAProxy on RHEL 7
Follow our clear instructions if you want to use HAProxy with Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
How to calculate the true cost of downtime to your organization
Outages result in more than just lost revenue for your organization – but how best to quantify the damage?
NGINX and X-Forwarded-For Header (XFF)
The X-Forwarded-For Header is a simple yet powerful solution to a very common problem. I'm not sure why, but for some reason it also seems to cause a lot of confusion. NGINX is often deployed as a cluster behind a layer 7 load balancer (Reverse Proxy). Being a proxy implementation,
Load balancing EHR for healthier healthcare IT applications
Optimizing Electronic Healthcare Records (EHR) means maximizing availability, performance and security - and that's where load balancers come in.
How to train your Web Application Firewall (WAF)
Training a WAF can be difficult - but not impossible. Find out how we recommend doing it, and how our tools make the whole process easier.
Hardware, virtual, or cloud: how we help customers migrate seamlessly across platforms
In this ever-evolving business world, flexibility is the key to long-term success. With the rise of digitalization in organizations, are you looking to migrate your IT infrastructure from the existing platform and try something new? Learn how we can help you in this, and beyond.
Loadbalancer.org releases Open Source SNMP MIB and Agent for HAProxy
We’re always keen to give back to the community that writes such great software – our new SNMP agents and MIBs for HAProxy make monitoring your Virtual Services and Real Servers a breeze.