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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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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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Forward proxy for webservices with SSL client certs

I have lots of servers which access various external webservices, most of which use SSL, some of which require client certificates. I would like to centralize the configuration of client certs and ...
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How to automatically configure username/password with proxy PAC file?

I have rather complex proxy setup and one of those proxies requires username/password. Is there a way to configure the username/password so that users don't have to enter them when traffic is ...
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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. ...
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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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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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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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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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How do you configure Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol (WPAD) when you have no proxy?

Windows (going back to at least IE6) by default has WPAD turned on (Internet Options > Connections > LAN Settings > Automatically Detect Settings). When you don't have a proxy or WPAD server, ...
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Nginx dynamic proxy_pass doesn't resolve properly

I'm having problems configuring nginx, I've searched the web for solutions and I have some bits and pieces but I'm still not able to come up with proper configuration. I have registered a domain, let'...
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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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What content blocker is this?

I was using browsershots.org to check out what our redesigned Web site looks like in different browsers. One of the distributed VMs giving results (specifically, vm-fab-964) apparently lives behind a ...
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Best SOCKS proxy server for Linux [closed]

I want to setup a SOCKS proxy server on linux, any recommendations? I currently use SS5 and want to know if there are any better alternatives.
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Apache Rewrite or Proxy to internal server

First off, this is my first go at apache, so please forgive my beginingingismness :) My basic setup is as such: mysub.domain.com gets sent to my static IP via a CNAME entry at godaddy's DNS manager. ...
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Free reverse proxy with SSL for Windows [closed]

I am looking for (free) very simple reverse proxy solution (application) which supports SSL. I tried Charles, it works great, but it is too complex and it's not free. I have a little service which ...
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What is the best way to get PRECISE domain name from ip address logged in iptables log

In iptables I am logging certain public IP addresses... say of websites visited from different workstations, depending on destination port number... All this is not really relevant to the question but ...
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How do I configure Squid Proxy located at a different location to route internet traffic?

I have a Linux box (Ubuntu 9.10) at a different location. I installed squid proxy and tried using that IP and port (opened 3128 at that location) in Firefox. I can't get it to work. My current ...
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Block Facebook for selected users

We have a few users here who are using Facebook during working hours and their productivity is through the floor, as a temporary measure I have remotely edited their hosts files to point facebook.com ...
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SSH Tunnel for Remote Desktop via Intermediary Server Part II

I asked previously how to configure 2 SSH tunnels using an intermediary server in order to run Remote Desktop through them and I managed to make it work. Now, I'm trying to do the same, using the same ...
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When does IIS log a request?

This sounds silly, but when do they log requests? I have a web application, and about 500 HTTP proxies that will load up that application. But problem is sometimes (and this morning a lot), the proxy (...
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Apache VirtualHost Proxy with a Subdirectory

Currently, we have an IIS server as our primary web server. We are implementing an Apache server in its place, but still need to have the IIS server accessible. Typically, this is a simple thing, ...
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How to provide HTTPS access to a webserver that doesn't support SSL?

I have a program (motion) that serves a web page showing a live camera feed. I want to make that feed available via internet, but using SSL and a certificate so the feed can only be seen by those that ...
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Apache SSL Proxy can't find client certificate?

My web servers need to integrate with a 3rd party's server that sits behind a firewall. In order to get through the firewall all requests have to come from the same IP address and be authenticated via ...
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All client browsers repeatedly asking for NTLM authentication when running through local proxy server

All client browsers repeatedly asking for NTLM authentication when running through local proxy server. When pointing browsers through the local proxy to the internet, some but not all clients are ...
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Proxy to “backend” service whenever a file does not exists

I'm using NGINX to serve static file. Whenever a file does not exist, I want NGINX to hit a nodejs backend service that will try to asynchronously retrieve that file. The backend service needs 3 ...
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Encrypt client connection with squid forward proxy using SSL

I'm setting up a Squid forward proxy and I'm wondering if I could configure Squid in such a way that the connection from my web browser to squid is https regardless of whether the connection from ...
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In an Apache + lighttpd setup, who should be the proxy?

In a setup where you use Apache for PHP / Python scripts and lighttpd for static files, but only one listens on the outside IP address and acts as a proxy to the other listening on the loopback ...
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Making proxy available on remote server through ssh tunneling

I know I can use ssh tunneling to create a "proxy" on my machine so that I can make all the traffic generated locally go through a remote server. Like this: $ ssh -D 12345 myuser@remote_ssh_server ...
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Nginx not caching data

I have a REST API behind an nginx proxy. Proxying works fine, however I am unable to cache any responses. Any help would be much appreciated: Nginx config: worker_processes 10; error_log logs/...
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Load balancing in Nginx with redirect rather than proxy

I want to use Nginx in a bit of an unconventional way. I want to load balance between a few servers, but rather than proxy content for those servers I want to redirect to them. That is, if a ...
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Setting Up Apache as a Forward Proxy with Caching

I am trying to set up Apache as a forward proxy with caching, but it does not seem to be working correctly. Getting Apache working as a forward proxy was no problem, but no matter what I do it is not ...
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Apache as a proxy for Nexus, Jenkins and Foreman (Several VirtualHosts on same domain, IP and Port)

I'd like to configure Apache to be used as a proxy for Nexus, Jenkins and Foreman which are installed and running on the same server. Here is an example of the Virtual host config file for Foreman, ...
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Configure Proxy Authentication for Mobile clients

I have a HTTP proxy using Squid or similar, and the proxy is configured to require Proxy Authentication. As we all know, proxy authentication does not work in interception mode. I also have lots of ...
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How may I guarantee NGINX won't serve the wrong site?

To help explain my issue, let me create an analogous, but fictional backstory. Let's say I have a friend, Sarah, who makes her living through a web cam. And let's say this source of income is ...
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Lighttpd and Discourse (Docker): configuring mod_proxy

I have trouble configuring Lighttpd to serve the various services hosted on my server. Lighttpd acts as a front, and I have several DNS records, each for a different subdomain, redirecting to the same ...
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using trailing slashes in nginx configuration

location /product { proxy_pass http://10.0.0.25:8080; } if I use my first location description for product folder, I should use http://mysdomain.com/product/ and I can not use http://...
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Multisite Nginx reverse proxy routing to Apache

I'm running an Ubuntu 10.04 nginx server, with a reverse proxy to apache (to run munin monitoring). This is an excerpt of my default Apache site file: <VirtualHost *:8090> ServerAdmin ...
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Username based SSH proxy

I'm trying to mux between two ssh servers based on incoming username i.e. ssh user1@testserver will go to one sshd instance and user2@testserver goes to another. Can this be done?
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Is there a way i can see why Squid (Proxy Server) determines why a resources should be a MISS?

I'm using Fiddler/FireBug to debug some of our live server web content. We're getting a lot of :- X-Cache: MISS from X-Cache-Lookup: MISS from :8080 Via: 1.1 :8080 (squid/2.7.STABE3) I thought i ...
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reverse proxy on apache2 and ubuntu

So I created a reverse proxy on the abc.com server where xyz.com/users/sign_in will proxy for "/users/sign_in" so that in url it would show abc.com/users/sign_in. And that worked fine in ubuntu and ...
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Proxy - Pac file - ipv6 with myAdresse()?

I'm tryig to make a proxy pac file for my Squid. I suppose to change redirection if the user is in my network or if he is at home for example, and I try to make it whith the myAdress() function. I ...
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SSH Tunnel for Remote Desktop via Intermediary Server

I've seen many examples of SSH tunnels on the nets, but I'm still having no luck with this. Here's the setup: Windows 7 PC in a private network, sitting behind a firewall, with PowerShellInsider SSH ...
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Squid proxy refusing to revalidate cache when Vary header present

squid.conf cache_effective_user squid http_access allow all # Squid normally listens to port 3128 http_port 3128 accel defaultsite=localhost no-vhost ignore-cc cache_peer localhost parent 80 0 no-...
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tunnel over https proxy server (client-server model)

I need to get reliable Internet connection behind a restrictive firewall. facts: firewall handless HTTP CONNECT to anywhere as long as it goes to destination port 443 I have some servers publicly ...
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How to enable transparent HTTP/S redirection through proxy using iptables?

My current setup consists of the following elements: A router flashed with OpenWRT with two interfaces: eth0 is the access to the gateway and eth1 manages the local network (192.128.2.0/24) A box (...
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Remove X-Forwarded-For header in Squid 3.0

Some months ago I was working with Squid 3.0 and managed to get rid of the X-Forwarded-For header completely. Now I am trying to do the same thing but I do not seem to hit the nail. I have tried ...
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Zimbra 7.2 reverse proxy to arbitrary internal website?

I have ZCS 7.2 opensource installed at webmail.domain.com and mailman on mailman.domain.com/mailman. I wanted to setup a proxy so that when someone goes to webmail.domain.com/mailman, the proxy ...
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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 ...