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how to transparently forward 

can ignore the certification error, just need to change the port number, and let web page content to be display in browser

we CANNOT manage the low level of

  • shall we use iptable?
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I would use iptables:

iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -p tcp -m state --state ESTABLISHED,RELATED,NEW -d --dport 8443 -j DNAT --to-destination :443

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It can be done at a packet level with iptables or at the application level with a load balancer like HAProxy

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