HAProxy reverse proxy for high availability environments.


  • Dockerfile - build container image with haproxy.
  • openshift-template.yml - Template for OpenShift to haproxy.

How to use the container

  • Copy ./examples/haproxy.cfg to /etc/haproxy/haproxy.cfg
  • Run two HTTPD servers on IP1:port1 and IP2:port2
  • Modify /etc/haproxy/haproxy.cfg so it uses relevant addresses and ports.

Command for running haproxy docker container:

docker run -it n

How to run haproxy as standalone container

Copy haproxy-container.service to /usr/lib/systemd/system/ directory

sudo cp haproxy-container.service /usr/lib/systemd/system/
systemctl daemon-reload

Command for running memcached as standalone container:

systemctl start haproxy-container

How to stop memcached as standalone container

Command for stopping haproxy as standalone container:

systemctl stop haproxy-container

How to test the haproxy

Statistic can be seen on haproxy url http://<haproxy_url>/haproxy?stats.