How to install passprox
on Red Hat Enterprise Linux

passprox

Stefan Berggren (nsg)

The proxy HAProxy inside a snap

More or less a vanilla HAProxy install with automatic reloads and certbot builtin.

Install it and edit haproxy.cfg. HAProxy will be reloaded automatically if the file is valid. Certificates are managed with "snap set passprox ...".

For more information see https://github.com/nsg/passprox

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13 July 2019

Enable snaps on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and install passprox

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

Snap is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7, from the 7.6 release onward, from the Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository.

It is not yet available in the EPEL 8 repository, and consequently, not yet available for RHEL 8 unless you build the RPM yourself.

The EPEL repository can be added to your system with the following command:

Adding the optional and extras repositories is also recommended:

sudo subscription-manager repos --enable "rhel-*-optional-rpms" --enable "rhel-*-extras-rpms" sudo yum update

Snap can now be installed as follows:

Once installed, the systemd unit that manages the main snap communication socket needs to be enabled:

To enable classic snap support, enter the following to create a symbolic link between /var/lib/snapd/snap and /snap:

Either log out and back in again or restart your system to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.

Install passprox

To install passprox, simply use the following command:

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