The ALOHA 9.0 is now powered by HAPEE 1.7r1, and brings the following improvements:

Major Features
  • Upgrade to HAProxy 1.7

  • PCRE JIT support

  • Namespace support

  • DNS improvements

  • Server: init-addr indicates the order to resolve the server's adress upon startup. The method none indicates specifically that the server should start without any valid IP address in a down state

  • New srv_admin flag: SRV_ADMF_RMAINT

  • Listener: accept-netscaler-cip option added to the bind keyword

  • Added tcp-request connection expect-netscaler-cip layer4

  • Log format: error management improvements

SSL/TLS
  • Upgrade to openssl-1.1.0 for LB Layer7 SSL offloading

  • lb-update support for TLS session ticket keys

Route Health Injection

Upgraded route injection daemon to support newest features

VRRP

Upgraded VRRP daemon

Miscellaneous
  • Upgrade to Linux kernel 4.9

  • Automatic flash's partitions resizing during upgrade

  • New models support: ALB5200 and ALB3200

New fetches
  • fe_name

  • be_name

  • fc_rcvd_proxy

  • xx-hash converters

Command Line Interface
  • show cli sockets lists the CLI sockets

  • show stat now supports a proxy name

  • show errors now supports a proxy name; now also capable of dumping only request or response

  • RMAINT state remains when setting an IP address on the CLI

LUA Scripting
  • CLI handler for LUA

  • Allow argument for actions

  • HAProxy now has variable access to the applets

  • Function that returns true if the channel is full

  • IP addresses and network manipulation

  • Utility to check for a boolean argumentA tokenize function