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Traefik Install and configuration - Part 1

Introduction In this tutorial we are going to install and configure Traefik Proxy . As quoted on their website "Traefik is a leading modern reverse proxy and load balancer that makes deploying microservices easy. Traefik integrates with your existing infrastructure components and configures itself automatically and dynamically." All our applications will be front-ended by traefik. Objective The core objective for this tutorial is to: Configure an A record in our DNS server (pfsesne firewall) to point to our traefik proxy Configure and install Traefik in docker Configure and install two http based applications ( homer and heimdall ) in docker that will be accessed via traefik Topology The above image represents our topology. Our pfsense firewall is connected directly to the Internet and is NAT'ing all traffic from the internal network to the outside world. We have a single LAN segment ( defined on pfsense and we have the following two PC's connected d