In this installment of our "Ask NGINX" series, we discuss UDP health checks, having NGINX Plus verify JWTs generated with Microsoft Active Directory, performing client certificate-based authentication for IIS servers, and obtaining metrics for website visits or page views.
NGINX Plus R16 is a single, elastic ingress and egress tier for applications, consolidating the functionality of a load balancer, API gateway, and WAF with new features like cluster‑aware rate limiting, key‑value store, Random with Two Choices, enhanced UDP load balancing, and more.
Top 5 2017 blog posts: NGINX Plus Release 12, microservices, load balancing, security, and the NGINX Application Platform.
Konstantin Pavlov of NGINX, Inc. explains how to get the most out of NGINX as a TCP and UDP load balancer, with many configuration examples and a demo.
NGINX Plus Release 12 includes configuration sharing, production-ready nginScript, and enhancements to statistics reporting, caching, and health checks.
Improve TCP and UDP performance by configuring NGINX and NGINX Plus as a transparent proxy for IP Transparency and Direct Server Return.
NGINX Plus Release 10 includes the ModSecurity WAF and support for JSON Web Token, dual-stack RSA-ECC certificates, transparent proxy, nginScript, and more.
Explore a prime use case for UDP load balancing with NGINX and NGINX Plus – DNS load balancing – with focus on microservices and tuning for scale and HA