Protecting Haproxy with Hashed password protection for backend sites

You may have seen this guide for adding basic-auth password protection for a backend site within haproxy with non-hashed passwords. Obviously this is not ideal so, if you have slightly more time available you should ideally hash these passwords. Before starting, you should ensure you are able to use the mkpasswd tool by installing the Read more about Protecting Haproxy with Hashed password protection for backend sites[…]

Protecting a Haproxy backend with basic-auth

For security, this should only be set up as below on an SSL secured site! This feature is useful for being able to restrict access to certain backends within your HAProxy configuration to add an additional layer of authentication (Eg for a development website) Within your Haproxy config (I typically place this at the top Read more about Protecting a Haproxy backend with basic-auth[…]