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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Mock proxy server on local (With fiddler and windows firewall)

My clients are using a proxy server on their corporation,and I want to set up dev environment for testing development related to proxy issues. So, I want to set up a proxy server which blocks all ...
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Nginx proxy_cache / Varnish - parallel requests trigger multiple requests to backend?

I am looking for a HTTP reverse proxy that will handle HTTP live streaming use cases in a performant manner. Assume file/fragment sizes up to 4MB with a constant load of client requests for the same ...
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Nginx cache gziped results on reverse proxy

I have been trying to figure out how I could set my reverse proxy to cache gziped results. What I am trying to achieve is following: Client requests for JS/css -> Reverse proxy requests it from ...
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Loose the header REMOTE_USER after reverse proxy

I have a configuration file that enables me to do a reverse proxy. The problem is, before the proxy I am viewing all the headers and REMOTE_USER is not null but after the proxy, the same variable is ...
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Apache Httpd and Weblogic configured for SSL

I have an Apache Httpd running as my RPS in front of some Weblogic and Coherence servers. I have the rps configured for ssl, and to deny SSLv3 and SSLv2 requests. So when I got to the specific url ...
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How do I set up a “reverse proxy server”? [on hold]

My office uses SAS Visual Analytics, which by default is configured to run at http://server.example.com:7980/SASVisualAnalyticsHub. In order to configure the site to be available at ...
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nginx proxy_pass rewrite of response header location

The aim of this nginx instance is to get GitLab and OpenWRT Luci to redirect through a reverse proxy. It's already working for several other websites, all which have a base url which seems to counter ...
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Can I safely remove the Via http header?

I have a Internet facing service that provides APIs over https - json, xml and the like - something like https://api.example.org/api/foo. The API's are generally built from corporate internal ...
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NginX dropping session data when acting as an SSL reverse proxy for a sinatra application

I'm pretty much stuck at this point. I've got a website, served up on Mizuno (A Jetty variant, I think) using Padrino (A sinatra variant), on port 8080, with Nginx listening at 80/443 to allow for SSL ...
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Routing traffic from VPS to private IP [closed]

I have ordered VPS on Digitalocean. I need to route all incoming traffic from this VPS to my local PC, which dont have public IP. I have read about reverse proxy and about VPN. Is it possible to route ...
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Using Nginx as Webserver and Reverse proxy

I am trying to setup Nginx as a reverse proxy and webserver together. and I'm having issues in trying to understand how I can do it. Let's assume I am using the default Symfony2 nginx configuration ...
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Reverse Proxy for PHP: Best practice?

I'm setting up NGINX as a SSL reverse proxy for three small web apps with dynamic (PHP) and static content. What would be considered best practice security-wise and performance-wise when it comes to ...
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Apache Reverse Proxy - Substitute URL

We have an HTTPD server A in our network having a private (internal) and a public (accessible from internet) IP. The server acts as a proxy to another server B. Some responses from B include its ...
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Apache proxy is delaying post requests to App Server [closed]

Apache proxy is delaying post requests to App Server some of the times. Apache proxy is used as reverse proxy to serve the client requests. When POST requests are sent, some of the times the request ...
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How to configure Apache NTLM in order to get REMOTE_USER?

No matter where I put %{REMOTE_USER}, I got NULL. Can you please tell me how I can configure NTLM Apache in order to get REMOTE_USER ? RewriteEngine On #RewriteCond %{LA-U:REMOTE_USER} ...
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How to preserve the name of the remoteUser while reverse proxy?

I am using a software which enables me to log my operations and one the things it is loggin is the name of the remote user. Neverthless, I have a little problem since I am working on a secured ...
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Reverse proxy Apache rewrite rule doesn't work

I've an apache reverse proxy and i try to make a rules for redirects few urls of example2 to example1 but my rewrite rules doesn't work. I've try this in the vhost of example2 : ProxyPass / ...
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Two physical servers on one IP behind one router [closed]

I asked this question on StackOverflow and was directed here to ServerFault. I searched the forums here and find 3 or so inquiries that are very similar but not quite the same (or maybe I just don't ...
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How to pass TCP-CONNECT from Internet through a Reverse Proxy to reach my local server?

I have this scenario: Some institutional severs between my institutional server and my VPS in Internet exist like men in the middle (Routers, Firewalls (NAT & Filters), DNS, SMTP relay, Proxy, ...
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Nginx Thin.Sock not found error [closed]

Cluster of 3 files (err.log,chat.yml,chat.conf for Nginx) : err.log : 2015/03/19 15:05:50 [crit] 1535#0: *79 connect() to unix:/var/www/chat/public/tmp/sockets/thin.0.sock failed (2: No such file or ...
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Apache Reverse Proxy with SSL handling

I am trying to use apache as a reverse proxy, and to off load SSL processing from the underlying Node Js application. I have the configuration defined but it doesn't look as though the system is ...
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ADFS 3.0 load balanced reverse proxy options

We are deploying ADFS on server 2012 R2. Microsoft recommends a minimum of 2 ADFS servers, and 2 servers running the web application proxy role in the DMZ. My question is: We already have in place 2 ...
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Nginx reverse proxy returns incorrect url [migrated]

I have the following setup: public, dynamic IP from my ISP, dynamical DNS let's call it public.org Reverse-proxy (nginx,ubuntu 14.04) Webservers (nginx,ubuntu 14.04) A,B,C running webapps within my ...
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Nginx as a load balancer. Frequent upstream timed out (110: Connection timed out) while connecting to upstream

I'm trying to use nginx on a centos 7 virtual machine as a load balancer to replace an aging Coyote Point hardware device. However in one of our webapps we're seeing frequent and continual upstream ...
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How To …IIS, Reverse Proxy, URL Masking, Outbound .?

Here is the background On our website there is a a search function which communicates with Google Search Appliance (GSA). When the user lick on search it sends the request to ...
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NGINX Reverse Proxy PORT

I'm trying to implement a reverse proxy with nginx. But with the configuration above what I get is a wrong url in the browser: http://domain:9080/myLocation/something.html and what I need is ...
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Can squid work as reverse proxy server for ftp, pop3 and smtp [closed]

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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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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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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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 ...