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haproxy: redirect to ssl or other website

Published: 09-12-2013 | Author: Remy van Elst | Text only version of this article

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This snippet shows you how to use haproxy to redirect http traffic to https or any other website.

This snippet was tested on haproxy 1.5.

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To redirect traffic from a haproxy frontend, use the following config:

frontend example-frontend
  redirect location

As you can see, the redirect location can be anything, for example, the ssl version of the frontend or any other website.

More info: dconv/configuration-1.5.html#redirect

Tags: apache , haproxy , loadbalancer , redirect , snippets , ssl