Tag Archives: tls

Configuring HAProxy and Nginx for SPDY

Introduction to SPDY / HTTP-bis SPDY is a protocol designed by google which aims to fix HTTP/1.1 protocol weaknesses and to adapt this 14 years old protocol to today’s internet devices and requirements. Back in 1999, when HTTP/1.1 was designed, … Continue reading

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SSL Client certificate information in HTTP headers and logs

HAProxy and SSL HAProxy has many nice features when speaking about SSL, despite SSL has been introduced in it lately. One of those features is the client side certificate management, which has already been discussed on the blog. One thing … Continue reading

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HAProxy log customization

Synopsis One of the strength of HAProxy is its logging system. It is very verbose and provides many information. HAProxy HTTP log line is briefly explained in an HAProxy Technologies memo. It’s a must have document when you have to … Continue reading

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Enhanced SSL load-balancing with Server Name Indication (SNI) TLS extension

Synopsis Some time ago, we wrote an article which explained how to load-balance SSL services, maintaining affinity using the SSLID. The main limitation of this kind of architecture is that you must dedicate a public IP address and port per … Continue reading

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