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Bot Protection with HAProxy

Bot Protection with HAProxy

HAProxy is a high-performance load balancer that provides advanced defense capabilities for detecting and protecting against malicious bot traffic to your website. Combining its unique ACL, map, and stick table systems with its powerful configuration language allows...

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[Live Webinar] Introduction to HAProxy Stick Tables

[Live Webinar] Introduction to HAProxy Stick Tables

December 20th, 2018 Starting time (US): 12pm EST, 11am CST, 10am MST, 9am PST Starting time (EU): 5pm GTM, 6pm CET, 7pm EET HTTP requests are stateless by design. So how do you "remember" clients so that you can persist them to a server? Or how do you recognize when a...

Introduction to HAProxy Maps

Introduction to HAProxy Maps

An HAProxy map file stores key-value pairs and is the starting point for some inventive behavior including dynamic rate limiting and blue-green deployments. Dictionaries. Maps. Hashes. Associative arrays. Can you imagine life without these wonderful key-value data...

HAProxy on AWS: Best Practices Part 2

HAProxy on AWS: Best Practices Part 2

Placing HAProxy at the edge of your AWS infrastructure is possible without involving Elastic Load Balancing (ELB). In this article, we’ll discuss how. This blog post is part of a series. See Part 1 here. There is such a thing as too many layers. There’s a restaurant...

Introduction to HAProxy Stick Tables

Introduction to HAProxy Stick Tables

HTTP requests are stateless by design. However, this raises some questions regarding how to track user activities, including malicious ones, across requests so that you can collect metrics, block users, and make other decisions based on state. The only way to track...

Introduction to HAProxy ACLs

Introduction to HAProxy ACLs

An HAProxy ACL lets you define custom rules for blocking malicious requests, choosing backends, redirecting to HTTPS and using cached objects. See The Webinar: Introduction to HAProxy ACLs: Building Rules for Dynamically Routing Requests, Redirecting Users and...

Hitless Reloads with HAProxy – HOWTO

Hitless Reloads with HAProxy – HOWTO

Our R&D department published a well-received blog post titled “Truly Seamless Reloads with HAProxy – No More Hacks!”. In it, we explained why some established connections could be dropped during reloads under high utilization, and how the problem has been solved in...

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