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Load Balancer with HAProxy 1.5dev (v13.3)

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Published by RightScale Open Source on Jun 03, 2013Revision: 8 This component has been deprecated by the publisher.

v13.4 and v13.5 tempaltes are available



This ServerTemplate configures an HAProxy load balancer using the latest development version of haproxy(1.5dev18). This gives the template SSL support through haproxy without the need for Apache. Various OS parameters are modified for performance tuning. Please allow for some thorough testing before using this ServerTemplate in production.

It is designed to work in a hybrid cloud setting, and with application server and database ServerTemplates as part of a three-tier web architecture. It also includes iptables management for clouds that do not have firewall services.

This ServerTemplate is on the Infinity Lineage.

Key Features: * Supports both HTTP and HTTPS * Firewall management within a three-tier scalable web architecture * Utilizes RightScale tag-based routing for connecting to application servers * Routes to multiple application servers based on subdomain

Related ServerTemplates:
PHP App Server
Apache-Rails-Passenger App Server
Tomcat App Server
Database Manager for MySQL 5.5

Application versions: * HAProxy 1.5dev18 built from source

Supported public compute clouds: * Amazon Web Services EC2 * Datapipe * Google Compute Engine * HP Cloud * IDC Frontier * Logicworks * Rackspace First Generation * Rackspace Open Cloud * SoftLayer * Windows Azure

Supported private compute clouds: * Citrix CloudStack (2.2.14 and 3.0.6) * OpenStack Folsom * Rackspace Private Cloud

Supported MultiCloud Images: * CentOS 6 - Amazon, Google, CloudStack, Datapipe, HP, IDC Frontier, Logicworks, OpenStack, Rackspace, Rackspace Open Cloud, SoftLayer, Windows Azure * RHEL 6 - Amazon


  • Cookbook: web_apache v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: sys_ntp v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: sys_firewall v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: sys_dns v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: sys v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: runit v0.13.0.156

  • Cookbook: rightscale v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: repo_svn v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: repo_rsync v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: repo_ros v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: repo_git v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: repo_ftp v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: repo v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: rails_enterprise v0.1.1.156

  • Cookbook: rails v0.9.2.156

  • Cookbook: python v1.0.6.156

  • Cookbook: passenger_apache2 v0.16.3.156

  • Cookbook: openssl v0.1.0.156

  • Cookbook: db_mysql v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: memcached v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: logrotate v0.8.1.156

  • Cookbook: logging_syslog_ng v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: logging_rsyslog v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: logging v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: lb_haproxy v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: lb_elb v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: lb_clb v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: lb v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: lamp v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: iptables v0.9.3.156

  • Cookbook: git v0.8.0.156

  • Cookbook: db_postgres v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: apache2 v1.0.0.156

  • Cookbook: app v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: app_django v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: app_passenger v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: app_php v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: app_tomcat v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: block_device v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: build-essential v1.0.0.156

  • Cookbook: db v13.3.0.156

  • Cookbook: mysql v0.23.1.156

  • Cookbook Repo: git:// of RightScale (v13.3)

  • Cookbook Repo: git:// of RightScale (v13.3)

  • MultiCloudImage: RightImage_CentOS_6.3_x64_v5.8_HVM_EBS [rev 6]

  • MultiCloudImage: RightImage_CentOS_6.3_x64_v5.8_KVM [rev 13]

  • MultiCloudImage: RightImage_CentOS_6.3_x64_v5.8_VMWare [rev 10]

  • MultiCloudImage: RightImage_CentOS_6.3_x64_v5.8_EBS [rev 7]

  • MultiCloudImage: RightImage_RHEL_6.3_x64_v5.8 [rev 5]

  • MultiCloudImage: SoftLayerImage_CentOS_6.3_x64_v5.8 [rev 3]

  • MultiCloudImage: SoftLayerImage_Storage_CentOS_6.3_x64_v5.8 [rev 3]

  • MultiCloudImage: RightImage_CentOS_6.3_x64_v5.8_XenServer [rev 11]

  • MultiCloudImage: RightImage_CentOS_6.3_x64_v5.8 [rev 35]

  • Recipe: lb::setup_monitoring

  • Recipe: lb::install_server

  • Recipe: lb::handle_detach

  • Recipe: lb::handle_attach

  • Recipe: lb::do_attach_all

  • Recipe: lb_haproxy::setup_server

  • Recipe: logging::default

  • Recipe: block_device::setup_ephemeral

  • Recipe: app::request_loadbalancer_deny

  • Recipe: app::request_loadbalancer_allow

  • Recipe: sys_firewall::do_list_rules

  • Recipe: rightscale::install_tools

  • Recipe: sys_ntp::default

  • Recipe: sys_firewall::setup_rule

  • Recipe: sys::do_reconverge_list_disable

  • Recipe: sys::do_reconverge_list_enable

  • Recipe: sys::setup_swap

  • Recipe: sys_firewall::default

  • Recipe: rightscale::default

  • RepoPath: RightScale (v13.3) [rev 156]

  • RightScript: SYS Install HAProxy 1.5dev18 from source [rev 12]

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