HAProxy ALOHA
Virtual Load Balancer

Plug-and-play load balancing appliance for enterprises with virtualized infrastructure.

The HAProxy ALOHA Virtual Load Balancer provides the same powerful Application and Network (Layer 7 and Layer 4) load balancing features that are available in the ALOHA Hardware Appliance. The simple to use virtual load balancer includes an embedded GUI, RESTful API, and configuration templating system, allowing for deployment of new application in minutes.

HAProxy ALOHA
Virtual Load Balancer

Plug-and-play Application-Layer load balancing appliance for enterprises with virtualized infrastructure.

The ALOHA Virtual Load Balancer provides the same powerful Application and Network (Layer 7 and Layer 4) load balancing features that are available in the ALOHA Hardware Appliance. The simple to use HAProxy Virtual Application Delivery Controller includes an embed GUI and configuration templating system, allowing for deployment of new applications in minutes.

Features

  Full Featured Load Balancer / Application Delivery Controller
  Simple Interface, Configuration Wizards and Templates
  Cluster Mode
  High Availability

Seamless Integration

The ALOHA Virtual Load Balancer has been intelligently designed to seamlessly integrate into any environment.

Available as an image for the following hypervisors:

  • VMware
  • Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Citrix XenServer
  • KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine)
  • Xen virtual image

HAProxy ALOHA Virtual Licenses

Virtual licensing options provide the flexibility your enterprise requires. Choose the service level that is right for your needs without fear of lock-in. As new needs arise you can rest assured that you will not be penalized for growth.

Licenses 1K 2K 4K 8K * 16K * 30K * 50K *
L7 Connections HTTP/s 1K 2K 4K 8K 16K 30K 50K
L7 Concurrent Connections 5K 10K 20K 40K 80K 120K 160K
SSL TPS (TLS 1.2) 300 600 1,200 2,400 4K 8K 16K
L4 Connection/s 3,700 7,500 18K 40K 60K 120K 200K
Recommended Hypervisors All All All All All Hyper-V vSphere vSphere
Recommended Memory 1G 2G 2G 2G 2G 4G 8G
Min vCPUs 1 1 1 2 2 2 to 4 2 to 4

* Performance depends on the hypervisor. Please contact us for details.

Technical Features

HAProxy ALOHA Virtual Load Balancer

  • Network load balancing (Layer 4)
  • Application layer load balancing (Layer 7)
  • Support for IPv4 and IPv6
  • SSL/TLS offloading, bridging, passthrough, re-encryption
  • Native support for web services and WebSockets
  • Content-based, intelligent requests routing (content switching)
  • Session persistence
  • Replication of session status between a primary ALOHA and its backup(s)
  • Wide selection of balancing algorithms (round-robin, leastconn, hash, random) with weighting
  • Hashing algorithms optimized for proxy farms
  • Layer 7 Reverse-proxy and transparent proxy modes
  • Layer 4 NAT, Direct Server Return and IPIP modes
  • VIP-less modes
  • Full IP support
  • Floating Virtual IPs using VRRP
  • Active and passive health checks
  • Announcement of Virtual IP address using routing protocols (BGP/OSPF)
  • Graceful server shutdown
  • Overload protection
  • Support for backup servers
  • Session persistence and maintenance management on ALOHA in standby mode
  • Unlimited number of virtual services and servers
  • Unlimited management of IP:port pairs using a virtual server
  • TCP/HTTP acceleration through buffering
  • Server side connections dynamically controlled
  • Early release of connections
  • HTTP compression
  • Advanced reporting of response times per server and URLs
  • Filtering of malformed TCP connections and HTTP requests
  • HTTP header manipulation
  • Antibot Module
  • Fingerprint Module
  • Protocol validation (HTTP, TLS)
  • Protection from malicious threats
  • Management of allow/deny lists
  • User authentication with third party software
  • Advanced URL filtering
  • Access Control List management
  • Filtering HTTP/HTTPS queries and responses
  • User behavior tracking by source IP, cookie, HTTP headers, and more
  • Protection against brute force and credential stuffing attacks
  • Management of TLS client certificates
  • VLAN tagging (802.1q)
  • Support for Syslog, SNMP, VRRP and NTP standards
  • Network interface bridging and bonding (802.3ad)
  • Integration in proxy or transparent proxy mode
  • Advanced monitoring and logging, status of services and applications, connection details, activity statistics
  • Web or CLI administration interface (SSH or serial port access)
  • Malfunction diagnostic tools
  • Multi-level administration (monitoring and configuration)
  • Configuration management and provisioning API via REST/JSON web service and CLI
  • Management of multi-tenant architecture configuration via the configuration API
  • Configuration templating
Contact the authoritative experts on HAProxy who will assist you in finding the solution that best fits your needs for deployment, scale, and security.

HAProxy ALOHA Documentation

Quick Start and Configuration Guides

Learn how to deploy and configure your HAProxy ALOHA device.

ALOHA 12.5

Release Notes
User Guide
End of Support:  November 2023

ALOHA 12.0

Release Notes
User Guide
End of Support: August 2021

ALOHA 11.5

Release Notes
User Guide
End of Support: November 2022