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halberd -- HTTP load balancer detector


Halberd discovers HTTP load balancers. It is useful for web application
security auditing and for load balancer configuration testing.


Follow the installation instructions written in INSTALL.

Getting started

You could begin with:

    $ halberd --help


    $ halberd www.example.com

A configuration file is stored in a directory named .halberd hanging from the
user's home directory (that is: $HOME in Unix/Linux systems).  This file, named
halberd.cfg, contains configurable run-time settings you can tweak.


The user's guide is located in doc/manual.pdf
Full API documentation can be found in doc/api

Feedback and bug reports

Send bug reports and comments to jmbr@superadditive.com