haproxy official docker image

HAProxy - The Reliable, High Performance TCP/HTTP Load Balancer

Supported tags and respective Dockerfile links

For more information about this image and its history, please see the relevant manifest file (library/haproxy) in the docker-library/official-images GitHub repo.

What is HAProxy?

HAProxy is a free, open source high availability solution, providing load balancing and proxying for TCP and HTTP-based applications by spreading requests across multiple servers. It is written in C and has a reputation for being fast and efficient (in terms of processor and memory usage).

wikipedia.org/wiki/HAProxy

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How to use this image

Since no two users of HAProxy are likely to configure it exactly alike, this image does not come with any default configuration.

Please refer to upstream's excellent (and comprehensive) documentation on the subject of configuring HAProxy for your needs.

It is also worth checking out the examples/ directory from upstream.

Create a Dockerfile

FROM haproxy:1.5
COPY haproxy.cfg /usr/local/etc/haproxy/haproxy.cfg

Build and run:

docker build -t my-haproxy .
docker run -d --name my-running-haproxy my-haproxy

Directly via bind mount

docker run -d --name my-running-haproxy -v /path/to/haproxy.cfg:/usr/local/etc/haproxy/haproxy.cfg:ro haproxy:1.5

License

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Supported Docker versions

This image is officially supported on Docker version 1.6.2.

Support for older versions (down to 1.0) is provided on a best-effort basis.


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Updated:
May 14, 2015