Change the weight of a server.
set weight to increase or decrease the weight assigned to a server, which affects how much traffic HAProxy Enterprise sends to it.
In the example below, the
backend has two servers, each with an assigned weight of 100:
backend be_servers server server1 127.0.0.1:8080 check weight 100 server server2 127.0.0.1:8081 check weight 100
get weightRuntime API command to display the current weight of a given server.
$ echo "get weight be_servers/server1" | socat stdio tcp4-connect:127.0.0.1:9999 100 (initial 100)
It indicates the initial value that was set in the configuration file and the current value, which may have changed.
set weightto change the weight of a server.
You can pass either an absolute value or a percentage.
$ echo "set weight be_servers/server1 50%" | socat stdio tcp4-connect:127.0.0.1:9999
In the snippet above, we changed the server1 server's weight to 50% of its current value.
get weightagain to see the server's updated weight:
$ echo "get weight be_servers/server1" | socat stdio tcp4-connect:127.0.0.1:9999 50 (initial 100)