HA Proxy for Beginners

Introduction

Installing HA proxy
Configuring HAProxy

Configuration file format:

There are 3 major parameters in HA Proxy's configuration: 1. Command Line Arguments, HAProxy's configuration process involves 3 major sources of parameters : - the arguments from the command-line, which always take precedence - the "global" section, which sets process-wide parameters - the proxies sections which can take form of "defaults", "listen", "frontend" and "backend". The configuration file syntax consists in lines beginning with a keyword referenced in this manual, optionally followed by one or several parameters delimited by spaces. If spaces have to be entered in strings, then they must be preceded by a backslash ('\') to be escaped. Backslashes also have to be escaped by doubling them.

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