HAProxy is a highly efficient and widely-used open-source load balancer and proxy server, known for its reliability in high-traffic environments. It specializes in distributing network traffic across multiple servers, optimizing resource use, and ensuring high availability and responsiveness of applications.

HAProxy stands out for its ability to handle a vast number of concurrent connections, its low latency, and its fine-grained control over network traffic, making it an essential tool for managing complex web architectures. Its versatility allows it to be used not just for load balancing, but also for tasks like SSL/TLS termination, web content caching, and protection against various network threats.

Integrating HAProxy with groundcover

To start accessing granular insights, just follow these 2 super easy steps:

Step 1: Enable Custom Metrics

Follow our quick guide on how to enable scraping custom metrics on groundcover.

Step 2: Import dashboard using Grafana ID

In the groundcover platform, go to Dashboards -> New -> Import.

In the box titled "Import via grafana.com", enter one of the following dashboard IDs, then click "Load".

IDNameDescriptionMore Info


HAProxy 2 Full

HAProxy with Prometheus data



Prometheus HAProxy Prometheus Dashboard


HAproxy Backend | HAproxy

HAproxy Backends


HAproxy Servers | HAproxy

HAproxy backend servers


HAProxy Ingress

HAProxy Ingress dashboard

Note: The dashboards above are the 5 most downloaded HAProxy dashboards on Grafana's website, and are listed by number of downloads. More dashboards are available on their website and the steps to add them is the same. Visit this page for the full list of HAProxy dashboards.

That's it!

You can now see the imported dashboard in your list of Dashboards and start using it immediately.

You can repeat this action to load as many of these dashboards as you like.

If you import more than one of these dashboards, you may find it useful to create a HAProxy Dashboards Folder in groundcover.

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