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I am running a JIRA and a Confluence server behind a reverse proxy (Apache) and I am having some performance issues.

It works perfectly fine when I accessing Jira from an external network (i.e. from over the internet), however, when I am on Jira from within my network, it runs noticably slower and I will often get a page that says the request has timed out (not the one prescribed in the apache config - the generic browser one) as well as an occassional JavaScript messages saying that there was an error contacting the server. When I repeat the action immediately after the failed attempt, it generally goes through.


I am not quite sure where to start - here is how I have my reverse proxy configured:

Listen 80
Listen 443

LoadModule actions_module modules/mod_actions.so
LoadModule alias_module modules/mod_alias.so
LoadModule asis_module modules/mod_asis.so
LoadModule auth_basic_module modules/mod_auth_basic.so
LoadModule authn_default_module modules/mod_authn_default.so
LoadModule authn_file_module modules/mod_authn_file.so
LoadModule authz_default_module modules/mod_authz_default.so
LoadModule authz_groupfile_module modules/mod_authz_groupfile.so
LoadModule authz_host_module modules/mod_authz_host.so
LoadModule authz_user_module modules/mod_authz_user.so
LoadModule autoindex_module modules/mod_autoindex.so
LoadModule cgi_module modules/mod_cgi.so
LoadModule dir_module modules/mod_dir.so
LoadModule env_module modules/mod_env.so
LoadModule include_module modules/mod_include.so
LoadModule isapi_module modules/mod_isapi.so
LoadModule log_config_module modules/mod_log_config.so
LoadModule mime_module modules/mod_mime.so
LoadModule negotiation_module modules/mod_negotiation.so
LoadModule proxy_ajp_module modules/mod_proxy_ajp.so
LoadModule proxy_module modules/mod_proxy.so
LoadModule proxy_connect_module modules/mod_proxy_connect.so
LoadModule proxy_http_module modules/mod_proxy_http.so
LoadModule rewrite_module modules/mod_rewrite.so
LoadModule setenvif_module modules/mod_setenvif.so
LoadModule ssl_module modules/mod_ssl.so

LoadModule dav_module modules/mod_dav.so
LoadModule dav_fs_module modules/mod_dav_fs.so

ServerName projects.yeack.com
DocumentRoot "C:/Program Files (x86)/Apache Software Foundation/Apache2.2/htdocs"

<Directory />
    Options FollowSymLinks
    AllowOverride None
    Order deny,allow
    Deny from all

ErrorDocument 500 "The server made a boo boo."
ErrorDocument 404 /missing.html
ErrorDocument 404 "/cgi-bin/missing_handler.pl"
ErrorDocument 402 http://proxyserver.domain.local/subscription_info.html

RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off
RewriteRule (.*) https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI}

NameVirtualHost *:443

<VirtualHost *:443>
    ServerName projects.domain.com

    SSLEngine on
    SSLCertificateFile "C:/Program Files (x86)/Apache Software Foundation/Apache2.2/conf/certs/projects.domain.com.crt"
    SSLCertificateKeyFile "C:/Program Files (x86)/Apache Software Foundation/Apache2.2/conf/certs/keys/projects.domain.com.key"
    SSLCertificateChainFile "C:/Program Files (x86)/Apache Software Foundation/Apache2.2/conf/certs/sf_bundle.crt"

    ProxyRequests Off

    ProxyPass /documents http://documentserver.domain.local:8090/documents
    ProxyPassReverse /documents http://documentserver.domain.local:8090/documents
    <Location /documents>
        Order allow,deny
        Allow from all

    ProxyPass / http://issueserver.domain.local:8080/
    ProxyPassReverse / http://issueserver.domain.local:8080/
    <Location />
        Order allow,deny
        Allow from all

<IfModule ssl_module>
    SSLRandomSeed startup builtin
    SSLRandomSeed connect builtin
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