LiteSpeed Web ADC Features https://www.litespeedtech.com/images/logos/litespeed/litespeed-logo.png 2020-01-23 20:55:52 LiteSpeed Web Application Delivery Controller is an affordable, feature-rich, and flexible high-performance HTTP load balancer application. Learn more!

LiteSpeed Web ADC Features

LiteSpeed Web Application Delivery Controller (ADC) is an affordable, high-performance HTTP load balancer application.

Web ADC is feature-rich, secure, and efficient, offering more flexibility than similarly-priced load balancing software.

An excellent choice for small enterprises, Web ADC can improve service speed and reliability.

Highlighted Features


HTTP/3 Support

LiteSpeed is the first to provide a production-ready implementation of this new Internet protocol, previously known as HTTP-over-QUIC.

Learn more about HTTP/3 and LiteSpeed's pioneering efforts here!


Features in Detail

  • Features

    • HTTPS and HTTP/2 Support
    • HTTP/3 and QUIC Support
    • SSL: TLS 1.0 - TLS 1.3
    • HTTPS/TLSv1.3 Certificate Compression
    • Dynamic BROTLI compression
    • ZeroConfig API and cPanel integration simplify clustering
    • Simple domain transfer via server configuration drop and add
    • Page Cache Support
    • File Backed Cache Storage
    • Dynamic Web Cache Open API
    • Edge Side Includes/Cache
    • ZeroConf for Simple Cluster Management
    • Magento Acceleration
    • WordPress Acceleration
    • LiteMage Support
    • PageSpeed Support & Optimization
    • Layer 7 HTTP/HTTPS Load Balancing
    • Layer 4 Load Balancing
    • HTTPS/QUIC Offloading
    • Session Affinity With Failover
    • High Availability With Built-in Status & Management System
    • Content Aware Request Routing
    • Intuative WebAdminConsole GUI
  • Security

    • HTTP/3 & QUIC UDP Port Smart Anti-DDoS Proction
    • Server-level reCAPTCHA Protection Against DDoS Attack
    • Built-in WordPress Brute Force Protection
    • Intelligent Botnet Detection and Blocking through Firewall
    • Layer 7 Anti-DDoS Filtering
    • Supports SSLv2, SSLv3, and TLSv1
    • IP-level Bandwidth & Request Rate Throttling
    • IP-level Connection Accounting For DDoS Protection
    • Hotlink Protection
    • Strict HTTP Request Checking
    • Mod_Security Compatible Web Application Firewall
    • Request Filtering (HTTP Firewall): Filter Attacking Requests Based On Request Content
    • External Application Firewall For Dynamic Content
    • Run Entire Server Process In chroot
  • Reliability

    • Zero Downtime Maintenance (including Reconfiguration and Software Upgrades)
    • Watchdog and Instant Recovery Maximize Uptime
    • Graceful shutdown: All Requests in Process will be Completed.
    • Runs Completely in the User Space, OS Reliability is not Affected
  • Scalability

    • SO_REUSEPORT Support Improves Multi-worker Scalability
    • Dynamic Scaling: Use “server up” and “server down” Messages to Add and Remove Nodes
    • Event Driven + Multi-Process
    • 1M Concurrent Connections per Node
    • 40K Requests/Sec per Core
    • 400 SSL TPS per Core
    • 6Gbps per Core
    • 32Gbps Total Throughput
  • Availability

    • High Availability IP Failover
    • Cross Data Center Replication
    • Cache Data Synchronization
  • Flexibility

    • Highly Configurable, can Match Virtually Every Deployment
    • HTTP/1.1 & HTTP/1.0 Backward Compatible
    • Multiple Load Balancing Algorithms: Round Robin, Least Load, Least Session
    • Multi-Worker Process Support
    • Direct Requests Based On Domain Name, Request URL, Cookies, SSl Session, etc
    • Realtime Monitoring Of Backend Server Health
    • Support for HTTP, HTTPS, LiteSpeed SAPI, FastCGI, and AJPv13 Backends
    • Dynamic Response gzip Compression/Decompression
    • gzip Compression With Backend HTTP Server
    • Automatic HTTP Protocol Upgrade/Downgrade To Maintain Persistent Connections With Backend Servers
    • URL Rewrite Compatible
    • SSL Acceleration
    • SSL Session Cache & SSL Tickets
    • SSL SNI Mass Hosting
    • Multi-Certificate Support
    • Geotargeting Support
    • IPv6 Support

Better Speed, High Availability!

LiteSpeed's 100% software-based ADC solution features load balancing, cutting-edge technologies, and a flexible subscription model.