HAProxy OS Installation

Release date: December 28th 2020

Welcome to my HAProxy Server series. In this sub-section I will show how I installed the Ubuntu Server 20.04 that will host my HAProxy Server. The Ubuntu server installation is pretty “vanilla” and I will do a quick walk-through below. Once the virtual machine is powered on with the Ubuntu Server ISO-file attached, the installation wizard launches. In the language selection menu I choose English

As I live in Norway, I select Norwegian keyboard…

Next, I configure the network settings with the correct ip-address, subnet, gateway etc…

I wont be using a proxy, Done

I select the default archive mirror for Ubuntu, Done

For this set up, I will let the installer consume my entire disk, Done

In the Profile Setup screen I enter username and password, Done

I select «Install OpenSSH server, Done

The installation of Ubuntu server now proceeds with setting up my server based on my selections above, once it’s finished i click Reboot

This finishes my session about installing Ubuntu server 20.04 to host my HAProxy server. I can now continue with installing and configuring HAProxy and LetsEncrypt. This is posted here: HAProxy

HAProxy Home Page

Disclaimer: Every tips/tricks/posting I have published here, is tried and tested in different it-solutions. It is not guaranteed to work everywhere, but is meant as a tip for other users out there. Remember, Google is your friend and don’t be afraid to steal with pride! Feel free to comment below as needed.

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