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Getting a chunked request through nginx

First some background: We have an embedded device that uploads a lot of small events to a web server. Chunked encoding is used to post this information. Every event is send as a seperate chunk, so the ...
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Lighttpd splitting request URI and dropping query parameter

I'm running lighttpd 1.4.33, which is reverse proxied to from an Apache server that is open to the Internet. When accessing a script from the local address of the lighttpd server, GET parameters are ...
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Closing proxy to service socket when client is lost

We are using nginx, right now 1.6 to reverse proxy our services to the client. We are also using Server-Sent Events, a layer on top of HTTP that keeps the socket open. Here is a piece of required ...
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HTTPS reverse proxy using apache

I am using this apache configuration to set up a reverse proxy to a process running on the same machine, on port 8443, <Directory "/var/www/html"> Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine ...
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Is this reverse proxy configuration possible

I will first try to describe the problem I have. Let's say I have two different http servers running on two different ports behind firewall on my local machine: SERVER1: http://localhost:8001 ...
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Nginx not honoring must-revalidate

I want to use nginx as a caching reverse proxy. I also have a special requirement, which I thought could be accomplished with nginx. I am using Amazon s3 as origin server and I use signed urls to ...
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Nginx byte-serving http requests

I know it is possible to use Nginx to spread requests over multiple web servers thus doing load balancing. This solution requires back-end servers having high bandwidth and is effective when dealing ...
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Configure nginx for max-age=0 requests

I'm using nginx as a reverse proxy with proxy_cache. The back-end is setting cache-control response headers which makes nginx serve responses from cache when possible. However I would like to allow ...
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Reverse HTTP proxy as CDN origin server, how to handle last modified since?

I'm trying to set up redundant origin servers for a CDN that will deliver on demand video files. The current setup is that I have two "media" servers that have a large storage capacity and are running ...
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varnish3.0.2 rewrite the url howto

I have lots directories which have the same image "_a.png",like these: /data/images/{a,b,c,d} Because this, the varnish cache multiple copies. Now I want to rewrite the urls to one,like this: if ...
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RFC 2616 with Apache 2.4

I'm using Apache 2.4.3 as a reverse proxy due to it's advertised compliance with RFC 2616. My app uses headers like this to enable caching at the proxy: Cache-Control: public, s-maxage=0 Expires: ... ...
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Making nginx withstand flood attacks

How can I make it stand stand against attacks better? Are their plugins. Looking for a way to RATE LIMIT and remain up and not slow down. My Setup: user nobody; # no need for more workers in the ...
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Local TCP port forwarding of HTTP requests based on the hostname header

I want to forward TCP from port 80 to another local port, based of the hostname in a HTTP request. I want to avoid using a HTTP reverse proxy if its possible, since it will store the entire HTTP ...
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standalone https as http reverse proxy

I want to do this: HTTP client -> [proxy] -> HTTPS server. Possible? But I want it as a command line program that turns a port on localhost into an HTTP listener for a remote HTTPS server, so ...
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Fence node in apache traffic server

I'm currently looking into Apache Traffic Server as a tool for providing better availability of web services. But looking at the manual I can't see any reference to how I can pro-actively fence a ...
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Good way to reverse proxy through a forward proxy

I have an app that uses HTTP to connect to a server but does not support using an HTTP proxy and I must use an HTTP proxy to get to the server. I would like to set up a reverse proxy service (it's on ...
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Which reverse-proxies support HTTP/1.1 ETag and If-None-Match headers?

I'm developing a caching system for an ecommerce platform that will use a reverse proxy for caching. I plan to handle invalidation by using proper HTTP/1.1 headers. That is, I will set an ETag on ...
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Making mod_proxy_http send back response asynchronously (w/o 100 Continue)

A servlet engine (Jetty) is running behind an Apache Httpd server, forwarded using mod_proxy_http. This is running a small servlet that accepts PUT requests and is authenticated using HTTP Basic ...
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Glassfish behind Apache reverse proxy: Mod-jk or HTTP?

I am planning a large deployment of a Glassfish-powered web application: A number of nodes running multiple Glassfish 3.1.1 instances are running the web application. The web application consists of ...
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IIS IP Logging through reverse Proxy (Cloudflare)

I'm using an IIS server behind the nice "Cloudflare" reverse proxy. This reverse proxy farm exposes a HTTP header to my server, namely HTTP_CF_CONNECTING_IP. It contains the IP that connects to ...
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What tools are available on Windows to simulate/emulate network issues?

I am looking for tools for Windows that can act as a reverse-proxy in front of a server to introduce various networking issues like jitter, delays, or packet loss. My preference is a software ...
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Squid reverse proxy - load balance to two web servers with connection persistence

I want to setup a Squid reverse proxy that splits HTTP traffic to two web servers for load balancing, and have it use persistence (so if a user gets to webserver1 with a first request their second ...
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Protocol switching with reverse proxy and application server with static links

This makes me really a headache! At first a schema that explains the matter much more efficient: ------WWW / Internet--||-------------Intranet--------------- +----------+ ...
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Are there other application layer firewalls like Microsoft TMG (ISA) that do advanced http rules?

Since the old days, ISA and now TMG have had several great features that I often want to deploy to my customers because of the enhanced functionality and security, but often the cost of an additinal ...
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nginx: server_name and server_addr wrong with reverse proxy in front of it

I have stunnel in front of nginx in order to handle ssl. (I'm aware that nginx can handle ssl, but I'm migrating off nginx and this is a necessary step.) Stunnel and nginx are running on the same ...
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Alternative reverse proxy that supports HTTP 1.1, SSL, and keep-alive?

We are currently using nginx but we need to proxy upstream to haproxy using HTTP 1.1, which nginx's proxy module does not support. Is there an reliable, event-driven alternative to nginx that ...
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Use a reverse proxy do record all incoming HTTP request, then execute it in a clone server for performance testing

A few weeks ago I went to a presentation where a guy said that in his company he used a reverse proxy that records all incoming http requests to the production server. Then he can execute them on ...
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What alternative is there to Nginx that supports http keep-alive between backends?

I recently asked a question about how to keep a backend connection persistent using Nginx, but found out it wasn't possible anyway, It is an HTTP/1.0 proxy without the ability for keep-alive ...
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Reverse proxy HTTP requests using database information

We have a slightly irregular web server: it serves user details based on the user's IP address. The user details are stored in several databases; each database stores information about a subset of ...
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I am looking for a good load balancing (or reverse proxy) software for TCP and HTTP, any suggestions? [closed]

I am looking for a good load balancing (or reverse proxy) software for TCP and HTTP, any suggestions?
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I am looking for a good load balancing (or reverse proxy) software for TCP and HTTP, any suggestions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I am looking for a good load balancing (or reverse proxy) software for TCP and HTTP, any suggestions? I am looking for a good load balancing (or reverse proxy) software ...
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Forwarding HTTP Request with Direct Server Return

I have servers spread across several data centers, each storing different files. I want users to be able to access the files on all servers through a single domain and have the individual servers ...
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SharePoint MOSS - Serve HTTP content on an HTTPS page without Mixed Content Warning?

Our "portal-like" SharePoint site is served using HTTPS/SSL. So a user goes to https://web.company.com and sees content and different Web Parts. So far, no problem. The desire now is to have new ...
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What are the pros and cons of using HTTP for web server communication with app server(s)?

Background: I want to separate our web server/app server functions onto separate machines (logically or physically). Meaning, I want to dedicate certain resources to serving static content (static ...
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When nginx is configured as reverse proxy, can it rewrite the host header to the downstream server like Apache's ProxyPreserveHost?

I can't seem to find the equivalent of Apache's ProxyPreserveHost http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.0/mod/mod%5Fproxy.html#proxypreservehost option in nginx. This is required to reverse proxy to virtual ...
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How can I set up a reverse proxy for several web applications and static content?

Update: based on Jesper Mortensen's response, here is some more information. The applications are based on Perl's HTTP::Daemon. I do plan to deploying them on a Linux server. Each application does ...
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Nginx - Reverse proxy to IIS6 with auth

for testing purpose, i've setup a nginx reverse proxy for an IIS6 server, this works OK. But when i try to use "windows authentication" on the IIS6 web site, the browser auth input doesn't get's ...
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IIS6 Multiple SSL websites to a single HTTP website?

Running a IIS6 server on Windows 2003. All the websites use ASP.NET I have a number of websites all running separate HTTP websites: www.domain1.com www.domain2.com www.domain3.com I have a ...
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Needed: Simple HTTP reverse proxy for Windows 2008

I need a simple HTTP reverse proxy to be installed on Windows Server 2008 x86 32. All I need from it is to route incoming HTTP (GET and POST) requests to another machine, with a different port, and ...
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Configuring lighttpd for many lightweight concurrent Keep-Alive http connections

I am using lighttpd as a front-end proxy to my custom HTTP based application server. I need to configure lighttpd for a large number (let's say around 5000) simultaneous http connections which have a ...
2
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Reverse proxy for HTTP acceleration

I provide hosting facilities for a high traffic website that will receive a spike in traffic in the next 2 months. In order to allow more it to perform better, I want to prepare myself and put a ...