Tag Archives: transparent proxy

Howto transparent proxying and binding with HAProxy and ALOHA Load-Balancer

Transparent Proxy HAProxy works has a reverse-proxy. Which means it maintains 2 connections when allowing a client to cross it:   – 1 connection between HAProxy and the client   – 1 connection between HAProxy and the server HAProxy then manipulate buffers … Continue reading

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Scalable WAF protection with HAProxy and Apache with modsecurity

Greeting to Thomas Heil, from our German partner Olanis, for his help in Apache and modsecurity configuration assistance. What is a Web Application Firewall (WAF)? Years ago, it was common to protect networks using a firewall… Well known devices which … Continue reading

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Preserve source IP address despite reverse proxies

What is a Reverse-Proxy? A Reverse-proxy is a server which get connected on upstream servers on behalf of users. Basically, it usually maintain two TCP connections: one with the client and one with the upstream server. The upstream server can … Continue reading

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