Installation

Install HAProxy Enterprise as a VM image

Installing the virtual machine image presents an alternative method of getting HAProxy Enterprise that works in an air gapped environment.

Install the OVA VM image Jump to heading

Hypervisor support

The OVA virtual machine image applies to:

  • VMware

To install the OVA image:

  1. Download and extract one of the .ova.gz archives from the VM Templates repository. Replace <YOUR HAPROXY ENTERPRISE KEY> in the URL below to access the repository:

    https://www.haproxy.com/download/hapee/key/<YOUR HAPROXY ENTERPRISE KEY>-vmware

  2. Import the OVA file in your VMware hypervisor to create a new virtual machine. During the install, you will be asked to provide:

    • a name for the virtual machine (example: hapee-vm)
    • a storage path for the virtual machine (prefilled automatically, but you can change it)
    • a unique instance ID for the VM instance (example: hapee1)
    • a hostname for the VM instance (example: hapeevm)
    • an SSH public key for connecting to the instance (example: ssh-ed25519 ABCD... My PC)
    • The default user’s password (example: mypassword)
  3. Log in with the username ubuntu or cloud-user and the password you set during the installation.

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