Re: A suggestion: HAproxy to send email notications

From: Jean-Baptiste Quenot <>
Date: Sat, 25 Apr 2009 17:42:51 +0200

2009/4/9 John Doe <>:
> Hello all.   I have been tinkering with HAproxy lately (with good results I
> might add) and the following idea occurred to me: would it be in HAproxy’s
> scope  to send email notifications if certain predefined conditions apply?
> For example HAproxy could send an email alerting that a server is down. And
> possibly another to tell that it has restarted and is online again.
> I should imagine that this added functionality would not compromise
> HAproxy’s performance and/or reliability.

I'm sending email notifications of haproxy 504 errors using syslog-ng macros and a helper script scheduled in cron. I don't think it adds any value to provide email notification directly in haproxy.

My 2 cents :-)

Jean-Baptiste Quenot
Received on 2009/04/25 17:42

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