• Balancer API Documentation

    Please ensure you have read the beginners guide in order to understand the commands below. All commands are sent to the snaptHA module. Below is an example URL string for the Balancer: 1 http://localhost:8080/api/xxx-xxx-xxx-xxx/SNPxxxxxxxxx/snaptHA   Common Commands The most common Balancer commands are available below. You can call system.listMethods to see a…

  • API Beginners Guide

    The Snapt API is an XmlRpc API to all of the Snapt modules and functions. You can retrieve statistics, issue commands, change configurations and much more with the correct use of the API. For detailed commands for the various modules please go to their specific sections.   Installation In order to use…

  • How do backup servers work in the Balancer

    How backup servers work in the Balancer In any high availability environment, you’ll always encounter backup servers which will take over traffic/services when the primary servers die or fail. And this is exactly why we’ve added functionality into Snapt that allows the ability to mark your backend servers with “Primary”…

  • How to stop management connections on 8080

    If you wish to stop management connections on x.x.x.x:8080, please use the Snapt console or use SSH to log into your Snapt instance Ensure that you are logged in as “root“. Edit “etc/lighttpd/lighttpd.conf” You can make use of any text editor. You can then change the default port of 8080 to…

  • How to access Snapt UI through HTTPS

    You can access the Snapt UI on https://x.x.x.x:8081 or https://domain.name:8081   We suggest that you disable access on port 8080 as well as HTTP when wanting to make use of HTTPS. Please follow the instruction in https://support.snapt.net/hc/en-us/articles/115003446005.

  • Snapt Offline Serialization

    Snapt Trial Only   For the best user experience, we recommend that your Snapt install has got access to the internet. This will speed up the process of installing modules, plugins and licensing your install. But we do understand that company policy might prohibit this, and thus we do have…

  • I am not able to select a “new installation”

    When installing the HAProxy or Balancer Snaptin, you are given the option to either integrate or perform a new installation. Should you be required to manually install the HAProxy binary, please follow the instruction below. Depending on your operating system this may require something like sudo apt-get install haproxy OR…

  • Stop Slave Notifications

    You can disable slaves from generating notifications (emails, etc) simply by navigating to Setup -> Redundancy -> Settings.   Once on the settings page, look for Slave Notifications and select Disable as shown in the image below. This will then stop all further notifications on the Slave until you enable it…

  • Video / Screencast: Load balancing a set of web servers

    We go a bit more in-depth into the setup and configuration of the Snapt Load balancer. We guide you through a basic install and how to apply more advanced settings. We also show you how to how to edit some of the balancer setting to customize it towards your personal…

  • Balancer hypervisor performance

    Snapt Balancer performs well under any hypervisor, however, certain providers have much higher performance than others. Below is an estimation guide for your use. The hardware used for this test closely matches a dual core Intel CPU with 2GB of memory. Hypervisor Requests Per Second Throughput Native OS 80,000 1gb+…