DNS for Service Discovery in HAProxy

HAProxy Technologies’ R&D has released a patchset that allows DNS to be utilized for service discovery in HAProxy. The patchset has already been merged into the HAProxy 1.8 development branch and will soon be backported to HAProxy Enterprise Edition 1.7r2. HAProxy...

HAProxy 1.6-dev1 and LUA

HAProxy 1.6-dev1 Yesterday, Willy has released HAProxy 1.6-dev1: ANNOUNCE HAProxy 1.6-dev1. This version contains many new features and core improvements. Amongst the new features, one is LUA, contributed by Thierry (HAProxy Technologies developer). NOTE: We invite...

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HAProxy and sslv3 poodle vulnerability

SSLv3 poodle vulnerability Yesterday, Google security researchers have disclosed a new vulnerability on SSL protocol. Fortunately, this vulnerability is only on an old version of the SSL protocol: SSLv3 (15 years old protocol). An attacker can force a browser to...

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HAProxy and HTTP errors 408 in Chrome

Lately, there was some discussions on HAProxy's mailing list about 408 errors printed in Chrome browsers. Origin of 408 errors 408 is the status code used by web servers or proxies when the client has not sent a whole HTTP request during a certain period of time. It...

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Howto write apache ProxyPass* rules in HAProxy

Apache mod_proxy Apache webserver is a widely deployed modular web server. One of its module is called mod_proxy. It aims to turn the web server into a proxy / reverse proxy server with load-balancing capabilities. At HAProxy Technologies, we only use HAProxy :). Heh,...

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