The ALOHA 9.0 is now powered by HAPEE 1.7r1, and brings the following improvements:

Major Features
  • Upgrade to HAProxy 1.7
  • PCRE JIT support
  • Namespace support
  • DNS improvements
  • Server: init-addr indicates the order to resolve the server’s adress upon startup. The method none indicates specifically 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
  • Upgrade to openssl-1.1.0 for LB Layer7 SSL offloading
  • lb-update support for TLS session ticket keys
Route Health Injection
Upgraded route injection daemon to support newest features
Upgraded VRRP daemon
  • Upgrade to Linux kernel 4.9
  • Automatic flash’s partitions resizing during upgrade
  • New models support: ALB5200 and ALB3200
New fetches
  • fe_name
  • be_name
  • fc_rcvd_proxy
  • xx-hash converters
Command Line Interface
  • show cli sockets lists the CLI sockets
  • show stat now supports a proxy name
  • show errors now supports a proxy name; now also capable of dumping only request or response
  • RMAINT state remains when setting an IP address on the CLI
LUA Scripting
  • CLI handler for LUA
  • Allow argument for actions
  • HAProxy now has variable access to the applets
  • Function that returns true if the channel is full
  • IP addresses and network manipulation
  • Utility to check for a boolean argumentA tokenize function