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How to create basic authentication on HAProxy(Userlist)

About Userlists

You can control access to frontend/backend/listen sections or to http stats by allowing it only to authenticated and authorized users.To do this, you need to create at least one userlist and to define users.

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Create Userlists

For creating a userlist go to the HAProxy -> Add proxy -> Userlists tab.

Select a server where you would like to create the userlist and enter the name of the userlist (in the black box)

If you would like to create a group inside the userlist, enter the name of thsis group group(in the green box). Press the "+" if you would like to add extra groups.

Add usernames and passwords for them(in the green box). Press the "+" if you would like to add extra users

Note: Roxy-WI creates a plain password without hashing it!

Also you can set groups for users(in the yellow box)

Create Userlists
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Add Your Userlist to HAProxy config

Create an ACL rule inside frontend/backend/listen section that will allow every user defined in specified userlist:

If you would like to use a group from the userlist, create the following ACL:

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