9.0 release notesΒΆ

The ALOHA 9.0 brings the following improvements:

  • powered by HAProxy Enterprise 1.7r1
  • SSL/TLS:
    • Upgrade to openssl-1.1.0 for LB Layer7 SSL offloading
    • lb-update support for TLS session ticket keys
  • Route Health Injection:
    • Upgrade route injection dameon to support newest features
  • VRRP:
    • Upgrade VRRP daemon
  • Misc
    • Upgrade to linux kernel 4.9
    • Automatic flash’s partitions resizing during upgrade.
    • New models support: ALB5200 and ALB3200
  • New features:
    • Upgrade to HAProxy 1.7
    • PCRE JIT support
    • Namespace support
    • DNS improvements
    • Server: init-addr: indicate in what order the server’s adress should be resolved upon startup. Method none specifically indicates that the server should start without any valid IP address in a down state.
    • New srv_admin flag: SRV_ADMF_RMAINT
    • listener: accept-netscaler-cip option added to the bind keyword
    • Added tcp-request connection expect-netscaler-cip layer4
    • log-format: error management improvements
    • New fetches:
      • fe_name
      • be_name
      • fc_rcvd_proxy
      • xx-hash converters
    • CLI:
      • show cli sockets list the CLI sockets
      • show stat now supports a proxy name
      • show errors now supports a proxy name
      • show errors is now capable of dumping only request or response
      • RMAINT state remains when setting an IP address on the CLI
    • LUA:
      • CLI handler for LUA
      • allow argument for actions
      • HAProxy now has variable access to the applets
      • New LUA functions:
        • Function which returns true if the channel is full
        • IP addresses and network manipulation function
        • Utility function to check for a boolean argument
        • A tokenize function