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How to set up Nginx as a caching reverse proxy?

I heard recently that Nginx has added caching to its reverse proxy feature. I looked around but couldn't find much info about it. I want to set up Nginx as a caching reverse proxy in front of ...
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NGINX as http proxy server (not reverse proxy) [closed]

Is it possible to use nginx as ordinal http/https proxy? (not reverse http proxy) UPDATE: Yes, i know about squid/oops/tinyproxy/etc. Please do not answer if you dont know answer to question (or just ...
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Trouble Letting Users Get to Certain Sites through Squid Proxy [closed]

We have Squid running on a RHEL server. We want to block users from getting to Facebook, other than a couple specific sites, like our organization's page. Unfortunately, I can't get those specific ...
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Apache VirtualHost with mod-proxy and SSL

I am trying to setup a server with multiple web applications which will all be served through apache VirtualHost (apache running on the same server). My main constrain is that each web application ...
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Nginx (for static files) and Apache (for dynamic content)?

So, my entire application runs on apache just fine. However, I want to test how much the requests per second increases if I put all static files through nginx instead. I found this thread: ...
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Where to find and how to block blacklisted IPs and proxies?

Good day everyone! I'm looking for a way to block incoming requests from blacklisted IPs and proxies (mostly anonymous) to my server. While it's quite obvious how to do it using Apache config the ...
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Easy TCP proxy on Windows? [closed]

What I want is to configure a computer in home with Windows and use it as a TCP proxy for connect and route packets from the 80 to port 23 in another server in the Internet
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Squid Proxy Server: limit total bandwidth

We have a marvellous squid proxy with dansguardian for filetering and they both work just great. Is there any easy way to limit the total bandwidth usage? I'd like to set the max amount of squid users ...
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SSH from A through B to C, using private key on B

I'm looking for a simple way to SSH from my local machine, A, through a proxy, B, to a destination host, C. The private key that goes with the public key on C is on B, and I can't put that key on my ...
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How to use Apache to proxy from subfolder to other server

Given the following url: domain.com/wiki/ I'd like apache to redirect all requests below that (so domain.com/wiki/*) to otherdomain.com:8080/. But the trick is I want the user to always see ...
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SSH through multiple hosts using ProxyCommand?

I have an entry in ~/.ssh/config on my computer at home that look like this: host foo bar ProxyCommand ssh -x -a -q gateway.example.com nc %h 22 where gateway.example.com is a server at work ...
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How to prevent squid from caching and just filter?

I have set a proxy server on my network. I only want to filter the web traffic. So, I have Squid as a proxy and Qlproxy as the filter : http://www.quintolabs.com/qlicap_info.php My server have only ...
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Squid and Active Directory authentication

I want to integrate a Squid proxy with an Active Directory domain, so that the following is achieved: I can grant/deny access to web sites based on user accounts and/or groups. Domain users don't ...
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running nginx as a reverse proxy with apache

Q1) Do I need mod_deflate running on apache? does it help in performance in anyway? Q2) Do I need mod_cache running on apache if nginx is serving a static caching proxy? <IfModule mod_cache.c> ...
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nginx as smtp proxy

I was ordered to configure nginx as SMTP proxy. That's all details I have. I've looked though some books and docs and don't see neither any examples of such configuration nor explanations of why this ...
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dnsResolve and isInNet functions Problem

We have a Proxy.pac file: function FindProxyForURL(url, host) { if (dnsResolve("ProxyServer") == "10.1.1.116") if (dnsDomainLevels(host) == 0 || isInNet(host, "10.0.0.0","255.0.0.0") || ...
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How to configure Apache to act as an SSL proxy to an application server?

I have one physical server that runs: an Apache (httpd) server another web server (let's say Tomcat for sake of argument) on port 1234 Can I configure the Apache server to act as a proxy for SSL ...
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How does IPCOP, dansGuardian and Squid work?

I would like to learn more about how the following works firewalling with IPCOP, web content filtering by Dans Guardian web caching with the Squid. I have visited their web sites but I am having ...
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Setting up different application instances under one DNS

We have a custom java web app. We are setting it up in instances in different vps (different providers, different locations). We have for example: Instance 1: http://server1/app1 Instance 2: ...
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Running Squid as an aggregating proxy

We've hired a lot of proxies from different providers which are used by our apps. This list gets changed sometimes (once in 2-3 months). To make our life easier we want to configure an aggregating ...
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FTP reverse proxying based on hostname/domain

I just set up nginx as a http/https reverse proxy and it worked well. After that, I realized that for some domains ftp services are available. I was able to install ftp.proxy and it also works well, ...
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Is it possible to filter/edit web content using Apache/Nginx/Lighttpd?

Is it possible to use any of the following HTTP servers: Apache, Nginx or Lighttpd as a proxy to make the following: Disallow certain HTTP bodies (web pages) based on their content (e. g., words) ...
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SQL server port is blocked on client machine

I have a client machine on which sql server is installed. This machine is using the internet though a proxy machine. On the proxy machine wingate is installed. I could not connect to the remote sql ...
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SSH and port forward socks proxy

I would like to setup an ssh tunnel that includes 3 machines. One machine I want to make http requests from but can only connect to a central server and outbound port 80 requests. The server is a ...
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What is a good SQUID Logs Analyzer?

Can anyone recommend me a good tool for analyzing squid logs ? I'm currently using SARG. Is there something better? I need to easily see what sites were visited/denied, when and by whom. There is ...
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Apache ProxyPass with SSL

I want to proxy requests from an SSL site via a non-SSL site. My Apache httpd.conf looks like this: <VirtualHost 1.2.3.4:80> ServerName foo.com ProxyPass / https://bar.com/ ...
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How can I set proxy for subversion with ssh tunnel?

I want to check out/update the code via proxy since my local connection is slow. I setup ssh tunnel : ssh -D 8090 user@ssh.proxy.net to forward all the packets to my localhost:8090. How can I set up ...
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How to setup equivalent USVIDEO.ORG DNS-Proxy on Linux

I have a VPS in the USA running Ubuntu. I want to setup something similar to http://www.usvideo.org Basically, USVIDEO is a DNS service that allows Canadians to access American content like Hulu, ...
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Load balancing using IIS7 request routing and load balancing module

Microsoft has a lot of documentation about their somewhat new load balancing and request routing module for IIS7 located here: ...
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Configuring OpenLDAP as a Active Directory Proxy

We try to set up an Active Directory server for company-wide authentication. Some of the servers that should authenticate against the AD are placed in a DMZ, so we thought of using a LDAP-server as ...
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Free Proxy Servers for Windows OS? [closed]

pretty simple question: anyone know of any free proxy servers for windows? I'm currently using squid (which is great, btw) but it doesn't handle http 1.1. So, anyone know of any other suggestions?
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How to use nginx to proxy to a host requiring authentication?

How can I setup an nginx proxy_pass directive that will also include HTTP Basic authentication information sent to the proxy host? This is an example of the URL I need to proxy to: ...
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Non-IE browsers wont auto-authenticate

We're considering offering Safari (windows), Chrome, Firefox and Opera as optional browsers in our 2500 person organisation. I'm just testing them out now and where IE auto-authenticates with our ...
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What free options are available for web content filtering? [closed]

I run the IT Dept at a small high school with about 500 users on the network. We have been using SurfControl for this which has been handy because it backs into MS ActiveDirectory very well. We ...
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Can I create SSH to tunnel HTTP through server like it was proxy?

Say I have a server and client. I need to create connection from client to a website through server like it was proxy. Is it possible to do this using a SSH tunel, or do I have to install some proxy ...
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Stunnel too many clients

I'm trying to hook up stunnel and haproxy to forward https connections through to some backend servers. I've got haproxy setup right, and I seem to have stunnel set up right. Trouble is that when I ...
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Configure apt to use proxy in vagrant box

I'm using Vagrant to setup a virtual machine for testing. I would like apt inside the virtual machine to use a proxy on the host machine to allow caching of all the downloads to persist between ...
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API Management Solutions [closed]

I'm currently building an API and am looking for a tool to allow me to monitor (in a GUI) and rate-limit usage. I've come across a few enterprise solutions including: http://apigee.com/ ...
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Nginx : strip header on HTTP, add header on HTTPS

I'm configuring an Nginx server so as to serve as a reverse proxy to serve a Django app (run on Gunicorn). My problem is that I want my site secured with HTTPS, and so I want my Django app to be able ...
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Could this server log mean my server is being used as a proxy?

I came across the following entry in my access.log: 58.218.199.147 - - [05/Jun/2012:12:56:04 +1000] "GET http://proxyproxys.com/ HTTP/1.1" 200 183 "-" "Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT ...
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Why put a reverse proxy in front of a WSGI server?

A typical configuration for deploying a WSGI application includes a WSGI server (such as uWSGI or Gunicorn) behind a general-purpose web server (like nginx) that acts as a reverse proxy. One major ...
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What is the purpose of netcat's “-w timeout” option when ssh tunneling?

I am in the exact same situation as the person who posted another question, I am trying to tunnel ssh connections through a gateway server instead of having to ssh into the gateway and manually ssh ...
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Setting up a complex Apache reverse proxy

We are about to move a website to a new server running a new piece of software, normally a simple change but we also have a dutch version of the website running in a folder /nl. We would like to ...
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Do proxies really provide anonymity?

Do web proxies really provide anonymity? I mean, without someone asking for logs in a web proxy server for who/when connected, is it impossible to know who was behind that IP address? I'm asking ...
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Apache : Map one virtualhost to a subdirectory of another virtualhost

I'm trying to map one virtual host to a subdirectory of another virtual host, something like this http://host2.com -> http://host1.com/host2. At this moment, whenever I go to http://host2.com it ...
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How to browse to a webserver which is reachable through the SSH port only

I have a server at work which is behind a firewall (the company's firewall) so it is reachable only thrugh port 22 (SSH). I'm able to connect to the server with putty without problems. Also, that ...
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Apache proxy: passing on REMOTE_USER to backend server

We are using shibboleth for authentication. Our shibboleth Service provider is running on a host that is running apache with reverse proxy configuration (mod_proxy). The applications using shibboleth ...
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pop3 caching proxy [closed]

I have a really slow and unreliable internet connection at the office. I also have one email account where many people download mail from the same account without deleting them form the server. (kind ...
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Nginx serving content from the wrong “virtual host” while accessing with https

I have a server running both Nginx and Apache in a proxy setup, Nginx serves the static content and Apache the dynamic content which works really well. This setup is currently hosting two versions of ...
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SSH tunnel as proxy - no data returned

I'm trying to set up an SSH tunnel as a web proxy for use when I'm at public locations. I already have a remote server to use, and I've also had this working in the past using this same server. ...