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I have a 3-tier system setup

2 Load balancers n amount of app servers database boxes / slave boxes.

I have SSL setup on the load balancers.

Normally when I test a specific server I change my host file to point to the server, but now I have https and I want to test https protocol on specic server, but I am not sure how I can go by doing this since my app servers do not serve https.

My load balancers are regular ec2 servers running nginx.

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Fire up another load balancer, enable SSL with the certificate on it, add just the instance you want to test to it, and you're good to go. –  ceejayoz Feb 4 '13 at 2:37
    
thanks ceejayoz. good idea. not sure why anyone would vote negative on this post. but oh well. –  slik Feb 4 '13 at 3:25
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