Parallels – session persistence cookie based


This article describes how to base HTML5 Gateway session affinity to a cookie instead of using source addressing.


Detailed setup for HAProxy described here: load balancing, affinity, persistence, sticky sessions: what you need to know

Examine the Using application session cookie for persistence section from the article above for details related to session affinity based on cookie.

The HTML5 Gateway uses a cookie with ID ASP.NET_SessionId

       cookie ASP.NET_SessionId prefix nocache

The load balancer must act in round-robin mode

       balance roundrobin

Assuming that IP addresses of the RAS Gateways are and respectively, The final configuration should  be as follows:

frontend ft_web
default_backend bk_web
backend bk_web
balance roundrobin
cookie ASP.NET_SessionId prefix nocache
server s1 check cookie s1
server s2 check cookie s2