Application Layer Switching Module for Apache


The mod_layer7 is a load balancing and application layer switching module for Apache HTTP Server. This module works in conjunction with other apache modules such as mod_proxy, mod_cache, mod_deflate and requires no modifications or patches to Apache 2.2.x HTTP server itself.

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The embedded Perl interpreter makes it possible to create powerful traffic management and manipulations rules. With these control scripts you can have fine grained control over the HTTP requests and how they are processed.


The mod_layer7 implements many of the features only available on commercial HTTP load balancing and application layer switching products. These features should help you in building scalable and highly available HTTP protocol based services. See features page for more information.


The mod_layer7 module is licensed under Apache License (version 2). See License page for more information.

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