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I have nginx setup with SSL and have defined a proxy_pass directive so that it proxies certain requests to the backed system through HTTP What I am interested in knowing is if the response from the backend server will arrive encrypted to the client. Will nginx encrypt the response before sending it back to the client?


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Yes, nginx will encrypt the response before it gets sent back to the client. proxy_pass happens transparently for the user.

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