Register your services in consul, provide a health check and fabio will start routing traffic to them. No configuration required. Deployment, upgrading and refactoring has never been easier.


Install Consul

Install and setup consul


Download Fabio from or can use brew install fabio

Releases ยท fabiolb/fabio
Consul Load-Balancing made simple. Contribute to fabiolb/fabio development by creating an account on GitHub.

Following guideline to config Consul registered service with correct Tags and pass Health Check

  • Use the tag namming to your service:
urlprefix-/<service-name> strip=/<service-name>

Run Fabio

  • Run CLI
fabio -registry.consul.addr="" -registry.consul.token="26e3ea3a-81d5-c460-8abb-b74b4874648a"
  • Default fabio will use Consul run on localhost:8500
  • Default fabio will run on localhost:9999 and the UI will run on localhost:9998
  • Use -registry.consul.token to set "Consul ACL Token"

Run Fabio as a Service

  • Use nssm to add Fabioas a Service
NSSM - the Non-Sucking Service Manager