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nginx config fails with SSL key/pem (unique case)

I am trying to install SSL on my nginx reverse proxy with certified ssl keys but i get this message when i try to restart server: Restarting nginx: [emerg]: ...
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Should I use a proxy/reverse proxy?

I have some web servers in the same network, each of them with it's own IP. Now I want to a proxy to "transfer" the request to the correct server according to the requested domain. Everything was ...
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Why bother reverse proxying applications if you aren't using mod_security or TMG/UAG?

Common wisdom is that internal applications that live inside of the trusted network, such as Exchange, should be reverse proxies whenever they are exposed to the Internet. Microsoft recommends using ...
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Apache URL rewriting in reverse proxy

I'm deploying Apache in front of a Karaf-hosted application (Apache and Karaf are on separate servers). I want Apache to operate as a reverse proxy and also to hide part of the URL. The URL to get ...
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Nginx Reverse Proxy - Showing Real IP

I configured a nginx as reverse proxy. I wanna access to a site by two below addresses: stats.test.com test.com/stats test.com and stats.test.com located on 2 diffrent servers. my problem is that ...
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Apache Reverse Proxy to Multiple Virtual Machines

I've looked all over for the solution to my problem and cannot find it. Setup: So I have a host machine running virtualbox with multiple web servers. Each VM (webserver) has 2 network adaptors; Nat ...
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1answer
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Is it possible for a reverse proxy to make its request to another proxy and rewrite the urls in the response content?

I'm currently looking into reverse proxies and don't have a specific one in mind yet. I am trying to forward my requests from a reverse proxy through another proxy on the web with authentication. The ...
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1answer
113 views

How should I use a proxy server to access the internet - with custom Python plugins for request processing? [closed]

We're trying to understand how to set up a proxy server for our Web application. We need several processes to access the Internet through a proxy server in the internal network. Ideally, we could ...
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Nginx with proxy_pass and local static cache won't serve images from the proxy location

Morning gentlemen, So, the problem I'm having right now is that I want this setup to work: http://qwe1.com/ This request should go to Apache and get all images from the static content folders, ...
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333 views

How does Nginx reverse proxy cache work?

I don't understand how a reverse proxy with caching works. Let's assume that the cache is empty. User1 loads index.php (dynamic content). There's no cache, so Nginx queries the php file. The server ...
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248 views

Why does nginx reverse proxy incoming bandwidth increase and surpass outgoing by far when proxy_buffering is enabled?

This is my current configuraiton... proxy_buffering on; proxy_buffer_size 32k; proxy_buffers 128 32k; proxy_send_timeout 20; proxy_read_timeout 20; #proxy_max_temp_file_size 1m; proxy_temp_path ...
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1answer
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How to Confirm working of Nginx Caching Proxy

I am having nginx on port 80 and apache on port 8080 on same server. I have configured nginx such that it act as reverse proxy(i am not sure whether its working or not) using this tutorial ...
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Nginx & Lua: Hacks, optimizations & observations

Following this post on using Lua to increase nginx’s flexibility and in reducing load on the web stack I am curious to know how people are using Lua to enhance nginx’s capability. Are there any ...
3
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2answers
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nginx reverse proxy greatly increases worst-case latency

(edit: partially understood and worked around, see comment) I have a setup with nginx acting as a reverse proxy in front of a CherryPy app server. I'm using ab to compare performance going through ...
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1answer
82 views

Safe to disable compile options for Nginx (when used only as reverse proxy/cache)

I have read that I can do this to make a smaller footprint Nginx when used as static content cache/reverse proxy: --without-mail_pop3_module --without-mail_imap_module --without-mail_smtp_module ...
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solutions for a webserver dedicated to manage permissions/ACL and (reverse) proxying API servers?

I'm considering various layouts to expose various HTTP API services (running on their own differents servers) through a frontend server dedicated to manage permissions on behalf of the API services. ...
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481 views

What does “acl cdn_name hdr_beg(host) -i foor.bar.com” mean in HAProxy's configuration?

I've recently taken over an environment using HAProxy, and I'm attempting to learn the config and what it all means, but I'm finding some aspects of it are not clear. I think the above means that if ...
0
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1answer
215 views

mysql/web server failover setup using reverse proxy

I have two webservers and at the moment have DNS - Round Robin setup so that they are somewhat 'failsafe' this was only ever a temporary failover solution and I am now looking at a more permanent and ...
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1answer
241 views

1 static IP, 2 web servers with 2 dns working with mod_proxy. Can I do the same with a CISCO router?

I have: Cisco Router One static IP. 2 different Web servers with 2 domain names I have configured a Apache reverse proxy with mod_proxy and is working ok but.... I´m investigating if its posible ...
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251 views

Is it possible to reverse proxy an image and not have it consume bandwidth on the proxy?

Say I have this URL to an image: www.domain.com/image.jpg And I want to have image.jpg actually be served from another server entirely (different machine and IP), at static.domain.com/image.jpg ...
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2answers
274 views

How to link linux remote server's ip 1.2.3.4:8080 to projects.example.com/app?

I have Remote Debian linux server which i access using Putty console either by IP or domain. That means server IP is pointing to hostname already for example: 1.2.3.4 -> projects.example.com I have ...
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2answers
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Cloudflare and Cache-Control

I am experimenting with Cloudflare, mainly to relief the load of my webserver in peak moments. I just signed up and it seems to be working (all my traffic is being proxied) but Cloudflare does not ...
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1answer
462 views

Nginx reverse proxy and missing trailing slash redirection

I've a little problem with nginx, acting both as reverse proxy and proxified server. On the front server, my configuration is: server { server_name example.com; location / { ...
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3answers
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Non technical explanation for Reverse Proxy

From Wikipedia "In computer networks, a reverse proxy is a type of proxy server that retrieves resources on behalf of a client from one or more servers. These resources are then returned to the client ...
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355 views

What is the best server environment to resist massive traffic with Drupal?

I am setting up a Drupal website that might have critical traffic for a while. What is the best setup (distro, apache/ngynx/lighttpd, reverse proxy, sql server, php version, etc) to handle it? Drupal ...
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532 views

revers proxy http -> https?

We have HTTPS test server with a self-signed SSL certificate. Is there any reverse proxy that will enable us to visit the page in HTTP, so our program can send HTTP request and not an HTTPS request??
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Why is setting Nginx as a reverse proxy a good idea?

I have a Django site running on Gunicorn with a reverse proxy through Nginx. Isn't Nginx just an extra unnecessary overhead? How does adding that on top of Gunicorn help?
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2answers
374 views

Use a reverse proxy do record all incoming HTTP request, then execute it in a clone server for performance testing

A few weeks ago I went to a presentation where a guy said that in his company he used a reverse proxy that records all incoming http requests to the production server. Then he can execute them on ...
3
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1answer
357 views

Selective setuid root or running an application as root ? (web server/cgi context)

Well we have an in house server manager (like Webmin, only more specific), comprising of a bunch of C CGI programs and CGI Perl scripts, some of which require root privileges (adding system users, ...
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Using nginx with apache as reverse proxy

Hey, Recently I decided to switch to nginx from apache, I'm still using apache as a reverse proxy to take care of all of my dynamic content. Having worked with apache for the past 2-3 years, I know ...
3
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6answers
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Fail-over caching reverse proxy

Is there a way to configure varnish or any other caching reverse proxy, to serve pages from its cache when the back-end fails? At the moment, if the back-end goes down a 503 Service Unavailable error ...
2
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3answers
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How should I setup a reverse proxy with SSL on Windows?

Two basic questions here: If I want to serve SSL content from 3 different servers (A, B, C) through a reverse proxy (P), where does the SSL magic happen? I'm guessing that each server will be ...