• Snapt Aria Load Balancer: HTTP Server Status explanation

    On the Live Dashboard for Snapt Aria virtual Load Balancer, you will see a Status column. For example, it may say “UP [L7OK] in 4ms”. The brackets give you the current health status, and what it means. Below is a table of what the various values indicate. Code Meaning L4OK…

  • Deploying Snapt Aria in DigitalOcean

    Snapt Aria images can be imported and run within DigitalOcean. This involves uploading our qcow2 image and then launching a droplet with it. After installation, you manage the ADC via the normal web portal as you would expect. Step 1: Upload the image In your DigitalOcean control panel navigate to…

  • Snapt Aria and VMware Introduction

    Super Charge Your Network in under 2 minutes! Snapt Aria and VMware are a match made in hypervisor heaven. With Snapt Aria’s recent VMware Ready Certification you can be up and running, load balancing traffic, optimizing traffic delivery and blocking bad requests in 2 minutes or less. So why Snapt…

  • Preventing SQL injections with Snapt Aria Web Application Firewall

    An SQL injection is a broad term referring to the exploitation of a bug on a website, that allows an attacker to run malicious SQL statements (commonly referred to as a malicious payload) on your database server. These attacks can have many purposes: They can be destructive, e.g. by deleting…

  • What is a Web Application Firewall (WAF) and how does it help?

    What is a WAF and how does it work? A WAF (or Web Application Firewall) protects web applications from common vulnerabilities by filtering out bad HTTP traffic between the client and web application. WAFs can be considered reverse proxies, as they protect web applications from malicious endpoints whereas a proxy…

  • Why use a Web Accelerator

    Web acceleration uses various techniques such as compression and caching to speed up content transfers between a web server and client browsers, this will lead to lower latency and better overall performance of the website. Some functions of our web accelerator Compression: A web accelerator compresses images and video files…

  • Getting your A+ SSL rating

    The Qualys SSL Labs Test is well known as a benchmark to test the security and rigidity of your HTTPS website set-up. You want to see an A or A+ rating, indicating your SSL server is set up to be secure, functional and has no known vulnerabilities. This guide will help you to…

  • Snapt Aria: Microsoft Exchange 2016 Load Balancing

    Snapt Aria provides an automatic wizard for configuration load balancers for Microsoft Exchange 2016. To use the wizard navigate to the Balancer -> Create a load balancer menu item and then choose Exchange. Creating Your Group Once you select the Exchange Wizard you will be taken to a page where you must…

  • Snapt Aria: Exchange 2013 Load Balancing

    Snapt Aria provides an automatic wizard for configuration load balancers for Microsoft Exchange 2013. To use the wizard navigate to the Balancer -> Create a load balancer menu item and then choose Exchange. Creating Your Group Once you select the Exchange Wizard you will be taken to a page where you…

  • Snapt Aria: Exchange 2010 Load Balancing

    Snapt Aria provides an automatic wizard for configuration load balancers for Microsoft Exchange 2010, 2013 and 2016. To use the wizard navigate to the Balancer -> Create a load balancer menu item and then choose Exchange. Creating Your Group Once you select the Exchange Wizard you will be taken to a…