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I'd like to locate a server overseas and run squid as a reverse proxy for our site. Say the site is:

This would point to

through squid. My issue is SSL. I know I'll have to buy a certificate for, but can I pass through the SSL to The setup would look like this <--> Squid server <-->

This whole chain of communication needs to be secure.

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If your certificate on is publicly signed (opposed to self signed) you should not have any problems. If the certificate on if self signed you will need to either specify the CA cert in squid for or tell squid to ignore certificate errors (I recommend the first option though).

Plus a cert for to resecure all comms it replies to.

So you will need either a wildcard certificate for * or certs for both domains. Publicly or self signed.

The only point of unsecured communications then is the actual squid server that just decrypts requests and passes them secuarly on to

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This is probably what you're looking for:

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