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Can NGINX be set up as reverse transparent proxy with SSL support? I have a third-party application using HTTPS. For business purposes it is required to log some request data from HTTPS connections.

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What is your use case? –  EEAA Feb 1 '13 at 3:01

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short answer is yes. you can use nginx as a reverse proxy. but your use case is not clear.

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I have a Web application and a fat client that connects via HTTPS to this application. I need to capture some requests values and log them in a file for compliance purposes. I cannot modify the application. So I am looking for a kind of proxy that will intercept the request on the way and parse it. As the client does not support connections via proxy, the proxy has to be transparent. –  tetris5 Feb 1 '13 at 13:11

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