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Run Show commands on HAProxy


We have installed HAProxy on ubuntu . Where should i run ‘Show’ commands of HAProxy? how can i get into HAProxy configuration management in ubunt?Please help…



If you have installed it through the package manager such as apt, the configuration file will be at /etc/haproxy/haproxy.cfg.

There is no show command in HAProxy to show you the running configure. You can also run ps -ef | grep -i haproxy command to see from where the running haproxy process is reading its configuration.

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Thanks… but under this
I have found some show commands by which i can see the currents states, information, errors and stuffs like that… what are all the commands for? Please help…



You can see all the commands that can be run in the socket interactive mode at https://cbonte.github.io/haproxy-dconv/1.7/management.html#9.3 starting from https://cbonte.github.io/haproxy-dconv/1.7/management.html#9.3-add%20acl

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Thank you so much for the suggestion… I have added following statements(from above link) in global section and installed ‘socat’
“stats socket /var/run/haproxy.sock mode 600 level admin”
“stats timeout 2m”
I am able to run show commands using “socat /var/run/haproxy.sock stdio” but with this command i can only get output of one command and if i want to run another command i have to again run the stdio command…
but when i run “socat /var/run/haproxy.sock readline” it is throwing below error
'socat [4356] E unknown device/address “readline” 'what could be the reason for this error?Please help