Træfik Alternatives

    Træfik is described as 'modern HTTP reverse proxy and load balancer made to deploy microservices with ease. It supports several backends (Docker, Swarm, Mesos/Marathon, Consul, Etcd, Zookeeper, etc.) to manage its configuration automatically and dynamically'. There are seven alternatives to Træfik for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Self-Hosted solutions, Mac and BSD. The best alternative is nginx, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Træfik are Haproxy (Free, Open Source), Nginx Proxy Manager (Free, Open Source), Envoy Proxy (Free, Open Source) and CacheGuard-OS (Paid).

    This page was last updated Apr 21, 2021

    1. nginx [engine x] is a HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server written by Igor Sysoev. It has been running for more than five years on many heavily loaded Russian sites including Rambler (RamblerMedia.com).
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    2. HAProxy is free, open source software that provides a high availability load balancer and proxy server for TCP and HTTP-based applications that spreads requests across multiple servers.


    3. This project comes as a pre-built docker image that enables you to easily forward to your websites running at home or otherwise, including free SSL, without having to know too much about Nginx or Letsencrypt.
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    4. Envoy is an open source edge and service proxy, designed for cloud-native applications, backends, and APIs.
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      • Windows
      • VirtualBox
      • VMware vSphere Hypervisor
      • Microsoft Hyper-V Server
      • Proxmox Virtual Environment
      All CacheGuard products and services are focused on delivering secured and optimized Web contents to our clients. To achieve that goal we made CacheGuard OS which is our core product.
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    5. Tinyproxy is a light-weight HTTP/HTTPS proxy daemon for POSIX operating systems. It is free software, and supports transparent and reverse proxying.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      Reproxy is a simple edge HTTP(s) server / reverse proxy supporting various providers (docker, static, file). One or more providers supply information about the requested server, requested url, destination URL, and health check url.
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