HOWTO SSL native in HAProxy

IMPORTANT NOTE: this article has been outdated since HAProxy-1.5-dev12 has been released (10th of September). For more information about SSL inside HAProxy. please read: How to get SSL with HAProxy getting rid of stunnel, stud, nginx or pound Synopsis Since yesterday...

Preserve source IP address despite reverse proxies

What is a Reverse-Proxy? A Reverse-proxy is a server which get connected on upstream servers on behalf of users. Basically, it usually maintain two TCP connections: one with the client and one with the upstream server. The upstream server can be either an application...

Benchmarking SSL performance

Introduction The story Recently, there has been some attacks against website which aimed to steal user identity. In order to protect their users, major website owners had to find a solution. Unfortunately, we know that sometimes, improving security means downgrading...