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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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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Reverse proxy lifecycle explaination needed for ajax SOP ( same origin policy ) workaround

I need a little explanation of how reverse proxy handles the requests in my case I guess i know the answer but want to be sure There are two hosts, one of them acts as an API host to reduce the ...
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nginx proxy_set_header x-forwarded-proto seemingly not working

Since i am a beginner in nginx proxying i have a question. The gist of it: Where does an nginx proxy set defaults for php's $_SERVER["HTTP_X_FORWARDED_HOST"], $_SERVER["HTTP_X_FORWARDED_SERVER"] and ...
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View a pdf with quick webview though apache proxy

I have a site(IIS) that is accessed via a proxy in apache(on an IBM i). This site serves PDFs which has quick web view and if I access a pdf directly from the IIS server the PDFs starts to display ...
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reverse proxying with NGINX to two back-end servers

I am trying to learn how to configure the Nginx proxy. All requests from external (www.external.com) should go to internal server 10.10.10.16:2080, except for www.external.com/nagios requests, which ...
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Multiple non-http services, 1 static IP [on hold]

I have an issue where we have several non-http(s) services which we would like to access from across the WAN. SSH is a primary protocol we'd be using, FTP as well. Here's how things are laid out. We ...
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Reverse Proxy to filter out js files from multiple hosts in nginx

I have a website http://someplace.acme.com that I want my users to access via http://myplace.mycorp.com - pretty standard reverse proxy setup. The special requirement: any js file - either identified ...
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regex to match s3 urls in nginx location directive & proxy to amazon s3

In nginx location directive, how do I match s3 urls. for example, the wrong url is: http://example.com/https://s3.amazonaws.com/mybucket/logo.jpg?1404251306 from Logs, I can see nginx can that it ...
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Convert IIS CA Certificate to Ubuntu Haproxy cerificate

Alright, I setup a simple Windows 2012 R2 RDs server aio farm with Web Access, everything works fine internally if I access the server directly (https: // rdsiisserver/RDWeb/). I created a Ubuntu ...
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Chrome ignores Set-Cookie directive from nginx reverse proxy

I want to expose v1.2 of my API (and it's documentation) to users in China. The parent site mysite.mycompany.com is blocked for them, but 1.2.3.4 isn't, so I'm building a reverse proxy at that address ...
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Apache SSL Port Redirection (8443 to 443)

I've got a Tomcat server (JIRA) working behind an Apache reverse proxy server (took a while but I got there). I'm upgrading my old server and adding Apache to give me some extra functionality and ...
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Session lost in tomcat uing nginx as proxy

I have several applications in a tomcar server. I am using nginx for proxy so i can achieve acceding the application from a subdomain tomat:8080/app1 > app1.mydomain.com tomat:8080/app2 > ...
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iis reverse proxy: one default server and a fall-back

After spending dozens of hours to no avail, I am now asking for help with my IIS issue. I use IIS as a reverse proxy, which provides HTTPS encryption and authentication. The public site is, say, ...
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IIS Reverse Proxy return custom page

I have an Elasticsearch cluster that I access through a reverse proxy using IIS7's ARR and URL Rewrite. I can currently perform an HTTP POST to the proxy server and have it sent to the ES cluster, ...
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When trying to ProxyPass with SSL on Virtual Host (Apache2) I receive AH01630: client denied by server configuration: /var/www/

To give a little background; I am on EC2. I am running Apache2 version 2.4.7. I have also opened port 443 on my security group to allow SSL traffic. What I am trying to do in the long run is have a ...
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https reverse proxy on http jetty

I have a jetty application on http. My web hosting runs a reverse proxy on apache on https, which proxies to my jetty application (http). browsing the first page (https://example.com/index.html) ...
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Apache as a reverse proxy for GitLab Omnibus

I'm using GitLab Omnibus on a CentOS6.5 server. The gitlab nginx server listen on the 6543 port (Apache already using 80 and 443). I want to use Apache as a reverse proxy to access GitLab with that ...
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How to write my logic in PHP for an nginx reverse-proxy?

I want to know how can I implement a reverse-proxy using Nginx for protecting (Token Authentication) some servers. One of the obstacles I'm struggling with is how can I establish a relationship ...
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Reverse Proxy a Sub-directory to a Sub-directory with Apache

I understand proxies in concept (though have never set one up). I'm attempting to proxy Drupal, but I'm fairly sure that my problem is not related to Drupal. As I have been trying to determine the ...
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Make an error page folder serve a 403 error to external requests

I'm fiddling about with a server, and I've made one of the subdomains a proxy for a service that isn't always up. The server block looks like: server { server_name servlet.example.org; ...
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Apache reverse proxy to application on tomcat with 8080 port gives wrong URL in response header

I have Apache (2.2) server with below configuration for reverse proxy to application running on tomcat(6) on 8080 port. .... ServerName ext-domain ProxyPreserveHost On ProxyPass /myapp ...
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SQL 2008 Reporting Services behind Apache 2.4

I'm trying to make SQL 2008 Reporting Service available behind a proxy. I had to substitute some urls so the resources (html, js, css) are retrieved via the proxy but for some reason the JS based ...
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Configuring Apache 2.4 mod_proxy_wstunnel for Socket.IO 1.0

I'm trying to configure Apache 2.4 for proxying the websocket connection for socket.io to a node.js websocket server, using mod_proxy_wstunnel. We had this working fine with socket.io 0.9, but with ...
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Nginx ignores my second server directive

I installed nginx via apt-get install nginx on ubuntu 14.04. As such, the default setup includes configs from the directory /etc/nginx/conf.d/ include /etc/nginx/conf.d/*.conf; In my conf.d folder ...
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Nginx does not serve static files over HTTPS

I am trying to set up Nginx in front of Apache as a reverse proxy and to serve static files. I 301 http to https, and provide the directives in https section to serve a static folder via an alias. ...
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How does Squid know if it's cache is is validated

In reverse proxy mode, Squid can cache content from websites previously accessed by devices within the network. What happens if the content on the remote site changes in someway, perhaps by a code ...
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Proxy to SSL site (on another server) from a non SSL site

I have a *:80 virtual host in Apache 2.2.15 which is just a bunch of URL rewrites like: ServerAlias foo.bar biz.baz tit.tat RewriteRule / http://somesite.com (R=301,L) ServerAlias ...
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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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Nginx proxy_pass produces wrong links

I have a web-app (let say COOL_APP) running at http://localhost:7000/ and I would like to "mount" it to an nginx proxy server running at https://example.com. Both, the nginx server and COOL_APP are on ...
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Custom error pages when using IIS as a reverse proxy

I've configured IIS to act as a reverse proxy for a development server (dartlang's pub serve if you're curious). I'm doing this because the development server doesn't support custom error pages and I ...
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apache2 reverse proxy 404 error

I have set up an apache2 server. I am trying to enable a site to reverse proxy in which I will redirect /registry to :5000. I have apache2 up and running and am able to reach the default page () but ...
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disable auth digest for reverse proxy

I have digest auth set up on one of my domains but I would like to disable it for a reverse proxy. <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName example.org DocumentRoot /var/www/ <Directory ...
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IE 11 not using SPDY with NGINX as reverse proxy to PHP IIS

I have a SPDY enabled NGINX front end server which is acting as a proxy to a couple of IIS backend servers. SPDY works awesome when using either Chrome, Opera Next or Firefox but when I load my sites ...
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Yet another 502 error with NginX

I'm trying to put a server@home in place with some basic services. All services run into a dedicated VM. Each VM is hosted on vSphere 5.5. So far I have : Debian wheezy with nginx used as a reverse ...
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Apache 2.4 hanging when 404 is returned from backend

I have a backend server and apache2 as frontend, it's configured to show a custom 404 page but when backend returns 404 apache starts hanging. It works fine when 404 is generated on apache side. ...
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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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Varnish config to fallback to another port

I am playing around the different config setups. Currently I have Varnish-cache in port 80, Apache2 in port 70 and Nginx in port 90 in the same machine. The Varnish is configured in such way that it ...
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Remove Port Access Using mod_rewrite or Something Else

Server Info: Apache VPS, WHM/cPanel, CentOS I am using a CDN/reverse proxy (Cloudflare) to obscure the true IP of my server. So I intend to access WHM/cPanel using the direct IP like this: ...
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How apache reverse proxy can be configured without breaking the https tunnel between client & server?

I have configured apache reverse proxy. In that configuration https connection is possible between client to reverse proxy and again reverse proxy to server. But I want https connection between client ...
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nginx proxy won't retry if backend is unavailable

I have an application that sits behind an nginx reverse proxy. Nothing fancy, just a simple server { listen 54321; proxy_connect_timeout 5000ms; proxy_read_timeout 5000ms; location / { ...
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Nginx reverse proxy with same config working in 2 situations and not in 1 (Vestacp)

I have few vps machines with private networking. I'm using nginx in all of them to proxy pass pass requests into fourth machine (10.129.xxx.xxx) which is only listens private connections. I just ...
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Howto rewrite URLs with two nginx as reverse proxies to gunicorn/Django

I have a Django application, deployed with gunicorn on port 8000, on a VM with a backend nginx, port 80, on the same VM. The nginx config is: location / { proxy_http_version 1.1; ...
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How do I manage multiple application instance setup/teardown via URL?

We have a heavily developed web application, with a pretty sizable team, and a lot of things going on in many branches at the same time. For our approval process, after we've done our own continuous ...
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Turn on/off proxy pass in nginx if a particular header is set

For testing purposes (in particular I'm developing a performance analyzer for a website that currently runs in production) I need to have some endpoints (es: /performance) that should be processed by ...
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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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Use hostname for set_real_ip_from in Nginx

How to use hostname and not directly IP for set_real_ip_from in Nginx? I have a reverse proxy which can change IP as it is restated (it is a Docker container), but I do not want to trust other IPs ...
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upstream timed out (110: Connection timed out) while connecting to upstream

I have my backend in France and one of my frontend servers is in Japan. This issue doesn't happen with any other of my frontends, only this Japan server, which already has about 2s latency from most ...
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Is basic authentication secure when it goes though my reverse proxy on SSL?

Hoping someone can let me know if im on the right track. I use IIS on my file server within my network. I have an apache2 server which takes all HTTP and HTTPS requests and by way of reverse proxy ...
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Handling spaces in SCRIPT_FILENAME with mod_rewrite

I'm having trouble using a reverse proxy when my URL has a space in the script name. For example: http://test.com/exam/good%20job.html?success=1 Gets rewritten and sent to: ...
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Nginx reverse proxy - requests still return port 80

I'm trying to use nginx as a proxy server for two weblogic servers. The ports on the weblogic are 23823 and 23824 and i want them both to be accessible from port 8888 and distinguished by context ...