A reverse proxy is a type of proxy server that fetches resources from a specific defined set of servers for a client. It is used in cases when there is an advantage to not exposing the web server with the content directly whether it be for security reasons or because of a lack of available public IP ...

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Nginx - How do I manage requests for different ports?

I'm new to server administration so forgive me if this question is dumb. I'm configuring an nginx server that was installed by ServerPilot. In the default configuration file for my app, it sends all ...
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Can squid work as reverse proxy server for ftp, pop3 and smtp [on hold]

OS is Ubuntu 14.04 Can squid work as reverse proxy server for ftp, pop3 and smtp? I need a server can work as reverse proxy server mode to proxy the http and ftp. I configure quid3 but I find it can ...
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Nginx reverse proxy from subdomains to ports

This is my entire nginx.conf file worker_processes 1; events { worker_connections 1024; } http { include mime.types; default_type application/octet-stream; sendfile ...
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reverse proxy issues with nginx over apache2.4 hosting joomla: url rewrite does not work any more

I am setting up a joomla 3.x site with apache 2.4 on an ubuntu 14.04 server on aws ec2. That alone is fine with url rewrite working fine. I have cleared all apache issues before freeing the port 80 ...
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Change from Apache to Nginx in VPS using Plesk [closed]

I have a VPS running Parallels Plesk 12.0.18 Update#36 and CentOS 6.6. I'll like to move (if it's possible uninstall complete) Apache and let Nginx to manage all the request coming from outside (serve ...
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apache reverse proxy combine backend urls to 1 [duplicate]

We use a apache reverse proxy to front the backend server that runs topdesk (ticketing system). Reverse-proxy config: ProxyPass /topdesk https://myserver.example.com/ ProxyPassReverse ...
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https to http reverse proxy on Jetty 9

Okay, so basically what I want to do is set up a reverse proxy to serve https pages on nginx and redirect them to Jetty using http. The problem is that the servlet actually requires https and ...
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Creating a Reverse Proxy with URL Rewrite for IIS

Can this approach work with a public IIS server that is responding to root domain requests using subfolders, instead of subdomains? For example, we want to have localhost:Sample1 point to a public IIS ...
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What is the easiest way to present a duplicate of a website? [closed]

How do I most easily provide an experience duplicating that of example.net, which I have no control over, to visitors of my domain example.com? The server is using a LAMP stack. The website is a ...
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Squid3 Reverse Proxy - Force Cache and Suppress Version

I have been using pfSense for about 2 years now and I love it. One of my favorite features has come to be Squid2 and Squid3. Right now I am using Squid3 to run both proxy and reverse proxy. There are ...
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How do I make an front-end HTTP proxy to perform app maintenance without downtime?

We have a web application in Java (although the language is not really relevant for this question), and it is frontend by Apache via a simple proxy. Is there a way to queue all the HTTP requests from ...
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IIS 8.5 reverse proxy https to http

I have IIS 8.5 using url rewrites to handle requests from example.domain.com:80 to a process serving content on port 8080, this works fine over normal http. All content is served fine. I'd like to be ...
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HAProxy switch to backup on 500 errors and/or server down

I'm setting up an HAProxy in front of only 2 backend servers, with a particular configuration: any request should go to server A; but, if server A returns a 5xx error code, all request should go to a ...
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Active/Passive Reverse Proxy with nginx

I have two Websocket servers which working with Zookeeper & Curator as Active/Passive, if one server fails then second backend comes alive. I configured it the following way: upstream backend { ...
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Nginx redirect to port specified in URL

Is it possible to use Nginx to proxy from a URL like this: http://example.com/service/1234/foo.php?... to an internal service like this: http://example.com:1234/foo.php?... That is, extract a ...
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Nginx reverse proxy in nested locations

I'm using Nginx as a reverse proxy for multiple applications in multiple servers and I'm trying to add common cache directives to static files of each application. My original configuration is ...
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nginx catchall reurns bad gate way with $host in proxy_pass

I am currently using the following virtual server proxy setup on my development environment the defined virtual servers work fine but i am coming up with a bad gateway error when i hit my catchall ...
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Any benefits to proxying from nginx to tomcat behind cloudfront+elb?

Are there any additional benefits to having nginx sit in front of tomcat on our ec2 instances, when those instances are already only serving dynamic requests behind cloudfront and ELB? I'm thinking ...
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UDP reverse proxy on Linux [duplicate]

I have a dedicated server which hosts game servers, and is vulnerable to DDoS attacks. I want to get a DDoS-protected VPS to act as a reverse proxy for UDP. The dedicated server's IP address is ...
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Substitute reverse proxy HTML with dynamic content in Ngnix

I'm setting up a reverse proxy for internal testing of various websites via multiple backends. In order to be able to dynamically add backends, I'm using a wildcard subdomain and parts of the ...
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Configuring Apache 2.4 Reverse Proxy

Please understand that I've searched for information on this tirelessly, but most of the Apache documentation fails to state which version they are referring to. And as you are probably aware, they ...
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NGINX Reverse Proxy - no user/password was provided for basic authentication [migrated]

I've got Nginx set up on a RPi (raspbian)as a reverse proxy using SSL between the remote user and the Nginx instance. All seems to work well for two services mounted on the RPi (Shellinabox and RPi ...
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Host Header Attack with reverse proxies

So I was tasked with researching a problem that was identified by an Acunetix web security scan. Here are the details about the scan: ...
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Multiple domains and subdomains with SSL on single server with NGINX

I need to configure several domains on the same server, all with SSL and some of them being wildcard subdomains. I have the following domains pointing to same IP: projects.acme.com acme.server.com ...
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Apache Reverse Proxy with IPv6 troubles

Problem: IPv6 Client attempting to contact Server behind reverse proxy fails. In this example, client and server reside on the same machine. Client's IPv6 configuration: ip --oneline addr show 1: ...
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Apache2 on Ubuntu - Start external process on request?

I am using Apache2 on Ubuntu Server 14.04.01 LTS (i368). I would like to start an external process whenever a request comes in (The process started will actually get the request proxied to it.) I am ...
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Configure Nginx as Reverse Proxy with Apache2 on CentOS7 enabled with SELinux

I'm working on a project for academic purposes, the goal is to use Nginx as a Reverse Proxy for Apache, so far i've installed Nginx and everything is ok, it's listening to port 80, but when i was ...
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Downloads fail after ~100kb using NGINX reverse proxy

I have a remote reverse proxy nginx server that feeds traffic to an apache web server. When a user attempts to download a file, it stops after approximately 80-100kb, and then the file is of course ...
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Redirect port 80 to 4848 for external connections

I have an application run natively on my computer and can access through browser and port 4848 : localhost:4848/xxx/xxx And I want to share it to other people through my IP. However, ppl can only ...
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Control files fetched from upstream when using nginx proxy cache

we have a file sharing site in a local network and we trying to save links bandwidth usage to the max by caching static files in local nodes powered by nginx with caching enabled. Everything works ...
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Can mod_rewrite [P]roxy to an HTTPS url when the inbound request URL is HTTP?

I have a host (IIS6, running an implementation of mod_rewrite for windows, by a co called Micronovae. It works well) that has a site at http://some.host.com I also have another host (on Microsoft ...
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How to get Nginx to quickly switch to backup upstream server?

I've using Nginx to load-balance a websocket app that runs in multiple Node.js instances. When there are thousands of active connections, a single message broadcast could make Node spin in place for ...
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How to use WebDav with a proxy

I am having some issues trying to get my configuration to work correctly. I am running OwnCloud on one server 192.168.168.80 that has Sabre WebDav installed and Apache with MOD_Proxy on another ...
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How can I handle redirects with mod_proxy?

I am trying to set up a simple reverse proxy with Apache's mod_proxy. server1.domain.com is the proxy, while server2.domain.com is the backend server and server3.domain.com another backend server. I ...
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IIS Reverse proxy and URL Rewrite don't work

I did following steps: Installed all neede features to IIS (URLRewrite 2.0, ARR, ...) Created default MVC Web Application in VisualStudio Added this web app as new site to iis (I can access it by ...
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HTTP Post over reverse SSH connection - data cut off

Here's a schema of the setup: Client --HTTP-Post--> SSH Server <--rSSH--> Camera An IP-Camera is behind a firewall / NAT and therefore opens a reverse SSH connection (tunnel) to a publicly ...
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Reverse proxy encrypted java traffic on non-standard TCP ports on Windows Server 2012 R2

I'm trying to find a software that will run on Windows Server 2012 R2 that can reverse proxy TCP traffic without caring about the layer 5-7 details. By reverse proxy, I mean the software needs to ...
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Configure nginx proxypass with node.js

What I'm trying to do is running a node.js app with nginx using the ProxyPass feature; my node.js app is execute at localhost:8888, and the this is my nginx configuration file server { listen ...
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Simple Nginx proxy_pass (driving me crazy)

Nagios is served by an nginx virtual server named "nagios" with the following configuration: # nagios server server { server_name nagios; root ...
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nginx not handling proxy_redirect when forwarding through another proxy

This is my configuration: location /nexus { proxy_set_header Host $host; proxy_set_header X-Real-IP $remote-addr; proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-For $proxy_add_x_forwarded_for; proxy_set_header ...
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Nginx: redirecting a directory to a virtual server

I have two Nginx virtual servers: server { listen 80 default_server; server_name antergos1; root /data/ } server { server_name nagios; root ...
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Apache reverse proxy context to Tomcat without a context

I have an Apache instance and two Tomcat instances. Apache is public facing https://public_url/app1 and https://public_url/app2 and should pass each context to the respective Tomcat instance. One of ...
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Efficient setup for fronting application servers with Apache

I have to front various application servers (in the beginning this will be JBoss 6, Tomcat 8 standalone and Tomcat 8 embedded into spring boot 1.2 apps) with an Apache 2.4. Because of this I decided ...
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Nginx ip_hash behind proxy (Cloudflare)

We use nginx for our load balancing, and we need ip_hash to guarantee our server work fine. When we started using cloudflare, most our requests go for one server as it seems all of them are ...
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How to cache 404/500 pages with IIS ARR

I have been trying to set up ARR with IIS, but I can't find any clue how to make it cache 404 and other error pages locally as well. Is there a setting or workaround for that anywhere or something? ...
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Slow response of WildFly behind a reverse proxy

we are running WildFly 8.1 on our Servers. To make our application accessible on port 80 we use apache with mod_proxy. We pass every request on port 80 to WildFly. The problem is that this is very ...
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IIS Reverse Proxy to Tomcat uppercase path

We have an application being served by Tomcat 7 on port 8080. We want users to use SSL. So we are using IIS 8 as a Reverse Proxy to proxy connection from port 443 to port 8080. This is what we are ...
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HaProxy + CloudFlare

I am trying to setup HaProxy with DDoS protection rules (rate limiting). However, I think HaProxy is now rate limiting CloudFlare IPs instead of Visitor/Real IPs. (note: my site itself is fine, ...
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SSH socks proxy reverse connection Connection denied

So I wrote a java app that connects to a server in a reverse way (-R) and creates a ssh server where it is executed so the server can execute commands in the client that executed my app. That part ...
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Squid load balancing and reverse proxy conflicts

I'm having difficulties configuring Squid 3.3 to do both "load-balancing" over multiple WAN links (using random ACLs + tcp_outgoing_address options) and to also have a "reverse proxy". It works just ...