Where it is located? Sometimes I see it under
/etc/haproxy.conf, other times at
/etc/haproxy/haproxy.cfg. IF both reside, which one precedes then?
If you look at haproxy manual, you can read:
So, the config file is not optional. It has to be specified when haproxy is started. So, you need to check your startup file such as
my configuration as of the moment resides on /etc/haproxy/haproxy.cfg.
just run the config using proper permissions.