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...
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...
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...