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 & httpd doing reverse proxy together

Working as a sys admin for multiple departments, and due to constrained resources, I'm considering deploying nginx and httpd in one server. (Due to developer requirements, using Docker isn't an ...
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Nginx proxy_pass not normalising URL

I have the following config for an angular frontend on / and a node.js backend on /api/: server { listen 80; server_name example.com; location / { root /home/ubuntu/www/admin; ...
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AWS ELB + NGINX for rails app

If I'm using Amazon's Elastic Load Balancer for a Rails app, do I need to put an Nginx reverse proxy between the app and the ELB?
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reach webmin over apache2 reverse-proxy

First of all, sry for my English. I tried to setup Webmin over apache2 reverse proxy. It seems good, but when I login the port is changed from 443 to 10000. I avoid from it, because I don't want to ...
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Nginx proxy configuration to hit the backend api via http proxy

I need the Nginx web server to connect to a https server listening on port 443. The https server cannot be reached by Nginx server machine directly and to reach the https server the nginx server needs ...
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apache reverse proxy performance problems

I have a python webapp that is called through Apache with mod_wsgi on a server behind our firewall, and we've configured a public-facing webserver to act as a reverse proxy to access the webapp. Both ...
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Dynamic Partition Based Proxying [on hold]

In scalable architectures which partition (shard) systems using the userid or tenantId as the key, I was curious to know what are the common products that are used for routing requests intelligently ...
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How do I proxy pass a URL in Nginx where location match is a URL and proxy pass has another URL

We have hosted some xml files in a S3 bucket on Amazon AWS. The web server is powered by Nginx. For a particular URL matching '/super-shots.xml' , Nginx must proxy pass through S3 location which is : ...
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HttpPlatformHandler for Apache server

Is there something like IIS HttpPlatformHandler for Apache 2 server in reverse proxy role? I am specially interested in process management of HTTP listeners, to let Apache start the process if it is ...
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Reverse proxy caching Steam stream

I'm currently using nginx to cache Steam downloads for my local network as detailed by Multiplay. This works great, but Steam has a feature to watch other users games via a stream not unlike Twitch ...
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Scalable remote access gateway for 20K+ servers

Consider a worldwide distribution of thousands of embedded servers, and clusters of servers behind firewalls that sysadmin wants to access remotely. With a focus on a remote access for login and ...
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What is a correct way(s) to allow login to an IIS site through a reverse proxy?

I have an nginx reverse proxy, and I'm trying to get an IIS website with login to work behind it. I've found this question asked several times, but each answer appears to be different, and some of ...
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Route HTTPS traffic to different virtual servers on single IP

I have Proxmox instance with single IP available. I have multiple virtual machines for different sites (domains). Each virtual server have it's own https certificates inside them. I need to find way ...
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Nginx transparent reverse proxy for https and http to another server

I have researched this for a while but the use cases that others have asked about are more complex/different to what I am trying to achieve. I have Nginx serving pages on both ports 80 and 443 for ...
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Keep Referer Information in Reverse Proxy [on hold]

I have one Apache Http making reverse proxy to service that is running other server in NGINX. The service running in the second server need to get the referer and other information from the public ...
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How to reverse proxy to different places depending on subdomain in Nginx?

I have multiple subdomains, all pointing to one machine, and one IP address. On this machine, I want to have nginx acting as a reverse proxy, and depending on which subdomain was used to access the ...
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Is HAProxy still necessary when Varnish can act as a load balancer?

I would like to load-balance my application servers, as well as cache the responses from them. I've read an article dating back to 2012 on HAProxy's website, that was supposed to clear the confusion ...
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Apache 2.2 reverse proxy connection to tomcat hangs then returns 502 Proxy Error

I am running: Apache/2.2.15 (Unix) on CentOS release 6.6 (Final) I am running a reverse proxy that forwards requests on to a tomcat server running on localhost:8080. My config looks like this: ...
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nginx proxy_cache store callback - store cache keys in mysql

I have multiple servers with nginx installed on them. We would like to cache large static content (> 1gb) on our nginx servers which is fetched from a remote storage server. We are trying to set up a ...
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NginX ProxyPass only works via subdomain not domain.com/path

I currently am working on configuring an nginx reverse proxy for the esxi html5 web client. I have seen two reported working configs. There is this one: server { listen 443 ssl; server_name ...
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ProxyPass and ReverseProxy not working from outside the network

I'm fairly new to all this and asked this in ProWebmasters, they directed me here. Here goes!!! I've been struggling with ProxyPass for a couple of weeks now. My problem is that the result of any ...
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Nginx reverse proxy to server with login not working as expected

I have two servers behind an nginx reverse proxy. I am being forwarded correctly to the sites, but one of the sites has a login before it allows you into the site (similar to sharepoint), and the ...
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Nginx as reverse proxy in front of Apache

Current Setup Single CentOS 6 VPS with 6G memory running apache 2.2, mariadb & PHP via FastCGI. Server has mostly wordpress sites, but also has some other PHP based sites. Right now we are not ...
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Nginx proxy with varying source address

I have a working nginx configuration to proxy all requests to a server from a range of source IPs. I currently have 20 source IPs set up, and the configuration is quite massive. I removed the other 18 ...
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Why is my nginx reverse-proxy not caching anything?

I'm following this sample configuration from the Nginx docx. Reverse-proxying works fine except that it isn't caching results. Here is my nginx.conf: user http http; worker_processes 1; events { ...
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How to set up NGINX reverse proxy while preserving relative urls of static resources?

I'm attempting to set up a reverse proxy using proxy_pass in NGINX. The page loads fine but all the static assists (js, css, imgs) that use relative urls break because it prepends the host name of the ...
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SSL proxy nginx cannot reach server by domain name

I am having an odd issue. I configured a SSL proxy with Nginx serving a website in HTTP which is on 127.0.0.1:1195 (example.com is in my hosts pointing to 127.0.0.1). For some reason : ...
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Can I use apache to reverse-proxy based on subdirectory instead of subdomain?

What I have now is several virtual hosts that are identified by subdomain, and then proxied to a server like so: <VirtualHost *:80> ProxyPass / http://192.168.1.1/ ProxyPassReverse / ...
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Squid reverse proxy not able to cache

Not able to cache anything with squid reverse proxy, running in centOS6.5 squid.conf http_port 81 accel defaultsite=example.com:8080 no-vhost cache_peer example.com.ip.address parent 8080 0 ...
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What is wrong with my nginx reverse proxy configuration, with single server (and more later)

I'm trying to get an nginx reverse proxy setup working. I have two web servers set up, once with nginx, and one with apache2. I'm currently not able to get it working with just the nginx server, so ...
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Nginx - Caching/processing of data when uploading a file over a reverse proxy

I am running multiple Virtual Machines (Proxmox) which each have limited storage amounts. As I am also running a File-Uploading service, I am interested if a Reverse Proxy needs more than 30GB of ...
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How to reverse proxy https with lighttpd?

I want to forward (reverse proxy) requests to https://secure.mydomain.com(:443) to my internal (HTTPS-)WebServer on port 8443 using Lighttp. Environment-Infos: My WebServer is a Tomcat running on ...
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reverse proxy for multiple SMTP / IMAP servers

Instead of giving our clients server name's like beta.example.com as IMAP / SMTP servers, we'd like to use smtp.example.com. We have a database of all domains / e-mail servers and corresponding mail ...
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Apache as a Reverse Proxy in combination with Alias

I want to build a Reverse Proxy server for several web applications running on different computers behind this Reverse Proxy. This works quite well so far. In addition to this I want to use a local ...
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Is it worthwhile to setup HTTP 2 reverse proxy in front of HTTP 1 server?

Say I setup Nginx as reverse proxy in front of IIS and enable http2 support on Nginx for new browser. Would I see any benefits?
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Reverse Proxy with Nginx showing default screen

I'm trying to setup a reverse proxy to my JIRA instance using Nginx. server { listen 80; server_name jira.domain.com; location / { proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-Host $host; ...
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is it possible to terminate SSL with Nginx and cache https responses from the backend?

Looking to terminate SSL from backend service at nginx and offload to clients as http. Cache all responses for performance and offline scenario. With the setup below I'm not able to cache, what's ...
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Failed to load resource: net::ERR_CONNECTION_RESET

Since I started using an application behind a reverse proxy (Apache2's mod_jk), I've noticed some pages won't load (They would without the reverse proxy settings). It was a subtle error which I had ...
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rstudio-server on Nginx reverse proxy

I run locally a service, rstudio-server. This service can be accessed on my machine local IP, port 8787. Now, I would like to access this service from my server with this address: rstudio.example.com ...
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Set CORS headers on nginx

Addresses like http://vpsxxx.ovh.net/g/search?q=ok or http://vpsxxx.ovh.net/so/questions/34738694/how-to-move-items-on-the-screen-for-a-game-using-javascript are proxied well, when trying them from ...
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nginx multiple frontend servers with SSL DNS setup?

I have my backend app server setup and working with a single reverse proxy nginx setup on the west coast. It also does caching. Now I want to include another frontend server in a east coast region ...
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How do I set up squid reverse proxy to use https and http traffic?

I already have a squid reverse proxy working for two test sites. My two sites are www.test1.com and www.test2.com My current working config file looks like this /etc/squid3/squid.conf acl ...
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Port based reverse proxy in Apache Web server

I have two web applications http://app1:8080 and http://app2:3000 running on two different ports and different machines. I have to pass the applications traffic through Apache web server, ...
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Apache with Varnish, SSL termination and additional proxy - redirect not working

I've got a problem with the SSL termiantion for my varnish. This is the request path I want to achieve: user -> Varnish(80) -> Apache(8080) -> Apache(8181) -> Apache(443) when termination is made. ...
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Node.js and Apache 2.4 reverse proxy with ssl

Running a strict reverse proxy (Apache 2.4) in front of another machine running PHP/node.js and having problems getting the websocket to pass through. The reverse proxy handles the SSL (on port 443) ...
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How to Retain Proxy URL for all request using Apache load balancer

I am trying to serve the requests to my Site through Proxy machine using Load balancer. When i try to access the Site by hitting http://PROXYSERVER.com, the HomePage comes up fine retaining the ...
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Nginx - SSL, HSTS & proxying requests to a different CN

We are using Nginx as a reverse proxy, and would like to allow site visitors to download a file from an Azure Blob server { listen 443; ssl_certificate ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - TOR doesn't restore circuits after disabling due to traffic inactivity

I've HS server for web proxying purposes with an onion address. It's in a test phase atm and traffic is low, mostly generated by me when configuring and testing. From time to time web server is not ...
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Apache (OWA) Reverse Proxy on Windows 2012 R2 stops responding

Recently I've swapped our old ISA Server with an Apache Reverse Proxy. The ISA Server only did reverse proxying for Exchange OWA. Because of this it was rather simple on my first thought. After I ...
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nginx reverse proxy send output before connection close

I have setup a reverse proxy with nginx to webmin.. But it looks like nginx doesn't sends the HTTP response before after the connection has closed?! If a long request (cronjob) is requested the ...