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Old 03-07-2012, 04:55 PM   #1
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What is HA Proxy?


What is it used for?
Thank you in advance and apologize if I posted in the wrong section.

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Old 03-07-2012, 05:05 PM   #2
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That will depend on the context in which you stumbled upon this term.

I'll hazard a guess and say it's a proxy server in a high-availability
environment, which means that you actually have 2+ machines that can do
the same thing (in this case being a web proxy) in a fault tolerant way.



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Tink
 
Old 03-08-2012, 09:58 AM   #3
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If that really was a guess, Tink, it was really quite a good one. OTOH, I'm not quite sure why the 'go to' place for information on ha-proxy isn't ha-proxy.
 
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Thank you both! The link is most helpful and is exactly what IM looking for!
 
  


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