Setup Docker EasyHAProxy

This method will use a docker standalone installation to discover the containers and configure the HAProxy.

The only requirement is that containers and EasyHAProxy must be in the same docker network. If not, EasyHAProxy will connect the container with the EasyHAProxy network.


docker network create easyhaproxy

And then run the EasyHAProxy

docker run -d \
      --name easy-haproxy-container \
      -v /var/run/docker.sock:/var/run/docker.sock \
      -e EASYHAPROXY_DISCOVER="docker" \
      # + Environment Variables \
      -p 80:80 \
      -p 443:443 \
      -p 1936:1936 \
      --network easyhaproxy

Mapping to /var/run/docker.sock is necessary to discover the docker containers and get the labels;

Running containers

To make your containers "discoverable" by EasyHAProxy, that is the minimum configuration you need:

docker run -d \
      --label \
      --label easyhaproxy.http.port=80 \
      --label easyhaproxy.http.localport=8080 \
      --network easyhaproxy

Once the container is running, EasyHAProxy will detect automatically and start to redirect all traffic from to your container.

You don't need to expose any port in your container.

Please follow the docker label configuration to see other configurations available.

Setup the EasyHAProxy container

You can configure the behavior of the EasyHAProxy by setup specific environment variables. To get a list of the variables, please follow the docker container environment

Setup certificates with Letsencrypt

Follow this link

Setup your own certificates

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