HAProxy Enterprise (HAPEE) is a version of the open-source HAProxy Load Balancer that features additional modules, supported third-party components, and technical support. It also backports all bug fixes.
HAProxy Enterprise includes the following components:
HAProxy load balancer (hapee-lb)
ACL update module (lb-update)
Security Modules: Antibot, Fingerprint, Sanitize, WAF Offloader, Advanced WAF
Stick table aggregator
Real time dashboard
Third-party components (RHI, SNMP, and VRRP)
- Perform system tuning
Tune your system to handle high traffic levels (if required)
- Configure VRRP
Implement the Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (if required)
- Configure the HAProxy Enterprise Load-balancer (HAPEE-LB)
Consult the documentation set for the HAProxy Enterprise load-balancer (HAPEE-LB) to guide you through the workings of this core component
- Configure SNMP
Install and configure the SNMP daemon for HAProxy Enterprise (if required)
- Configure RHI
Implement Route Health Injection (if required)
- Enable HAProxy Enterprise daemons on startup
Use HAProxy Enterprise services and daemons with init and systemd
- Use the Data Plane API for microservices architectures
The HAProxy Data Plane API runs alongside HAProxy to enable you to configure fully the HAProxy load balancer at runtime.
- Take advantage of HAProxy images to run HAProxy Enterprise in a Docker container
The following images are available for:
Basic load balancer components (HAPEE-LB),
Basic load balancer plus HAProxy Enterprise modules and libraries
HAPEE-LB as a Kubernetes Ingress Controller
- Perform health checks
Configure and perform health checks for your server services
- Configure TLS
Configure HAProxy Enterprise for Transport Layer Security (TLS)
- Rewrite HTTP requests, methods, or headers
Change a request as it moves between the client and the backends transparently
- Redirect HTTP requests
Send 3xx redirects to clients
- Log format rules
Customize the log format
- Generate alerts
Configure event-based alerts
- Fetch data samples
Extract data from traffic streams, client or server information, tables, environmental information, etc.
- Set up ACLs
Provide a flexible access solution based on content extracted from the request, the response, or any environmental status
- Compress HTTP traffic
Compress the body of a response before it is forwarded to a client
HAProxy Enterprise has a configuration API that you can access either via the command line or a restful interface in order to add or modify the HAProxy configuration.
HAProxy Enterprise Load Balancer Documentation (1.8r1)
This documentation set covers HAPEE-LB, the core load-balancing component of HAProxy Enterprise. It contains the following guides:
- Configuration Manual
A reference guide with details on all configuration keywords and their options. Use this guide when you need to change a configuration.
- Starter Guide
This guide explains the basics of load balancing and the HAProxy product.
- Management Guide
This guide describes the regular operation and management of HAProxy.
Latest changes for HAProxy Enterprise Load Balancer 1.8r1