Fixing Mattermost mobile client reconnection issues over HAProxy

As I already have a reverse proxy, when the Mattermost installation documentation told me to set up a separate Nginx instance as a proxy in front of the server I simply skipped the chapter. I know how to proxy a TLS connection from an inbound port to a backend service. Unfortunately it had the strange… Continue reading Fixing Mattermost mobile client reconnection issues over HAProxy

SSL load balancing with HAProxy in VMWare

So this is a new project I’ve recently finished. Objective Create a secure high availability (HA) load balancing service spreading user load across two pairs of two servers, providing two different sets of services: One service requires SSL passthrough, while the other is a websockets connection over SSL, where the use of a proxy demands SSL termination. Securing communications with the web… Continue reading SSL load balancing with HAProxy in VMWare