Best Configuration for live audio streaming


Discovered HAProxy about a month ago and I LOVE it. I built my own streaming CDN on Ubuntu and things are working well. In an effort to optimize my configuration, I was hoping to pick the brains of all of you on the best way to handle streaming connections with HAProxy.

I’m running v1.6.5 on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit and all is well, just want to make sure I’m using best practices.

Here is my config:

log /dev/log local0
log /dev/log local1 notice
chroot /var/lib/haproxy
stats socket /run/haproxy/admin.sock mode 660 level admin
stats timeout 30s
user haproxy
group haproxy

    # Default SSL material locations
    ca-base /etc/ssl/certs
    crt-base /etc/ssl/private
    # Default ciphers to use on SSL-enabled listening sockets.
    # For more information, see ciphers(1SSL). This list is from:
    ssl-default-bind-ciphers ECDH+AESGCM:DH+AESGCM:ECDH+AES256:DH+AES256:EC$
    ssl-default-bind-options no-sslv3

log global
mode http
option forwardfor
option http-server-close
option httplog
option dontlognull
maxconn 50000
timeout connect 10000
timeout client 50000
timeout server 50000
errorfile 400 /etc/haproxy/errors/400.http
errorfile 403 /etc/haproxy/errors/403.http
errorfile 408 /etc/haproxy/errors/408.http
errorfile 500 /etc/haproxy/errors/500.http
errorfile 502 /etc/haproxy/errors/502.http
errorfile 503 /etc/haproxy/errors/503.http
errorfile 504 /etc/haproxy/errors/504.http

frontend LHR_Load_Balancer
bind *:8000
stats uri /haproxy?stats
stats realm Haproxy\ Statistics
stats auth UID:PASSWORD
reqadd X-Forwarded-Proto:\ http
default_backend ICY_Cluster

backend ICY_Cluster
balance leastconn
server s1 FQDN:8000 weight 40 check
server s2 FQDN:8000 weight 40 check
server s3 FQDN:8000 weight 20 check

Thank you in advance for your feedback.