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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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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Is there a name based virtual host SSH reverse proxy?

I've grown quite fond of HTTP reverse proxies in our development environment and found the DNS based virtual host reverse proxy quite useful. Having only one port (and the standard one) open on the ...
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An upstream response is buffered to a temporary file

I have a rather large and slow (complex data, complex frontend) web application build in RoR and served by Puma with nginx as reverse proxy. Looking at the nginx error log I see quite a few entries ...
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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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Apache reverse proxy with VirtualHost not serving a page

I have an Apache reverse proxy set to move requests to a Tomcat Applet. The config is similar to: <VirtualHost 100.100.100.100:80> ProxyPass /AppName/App http://1.1.1.1/AppName/App ...
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Nginx case-insensitive reverse proxy rewrites

I'm looking to setup an nginx reverse proxy to make some upcoming server moves and load balanced implementations much easier within our apps. Since our servers are all IIS case sensitivity hasn't ...
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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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password protect apache vhost + reverse proxy

I wish to create a password protected vhost for selected clients (clients.mysite.com) We have a windows reverse proxy with some vhosts (www, static, secure). I am not using htaccess files as this is ...
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VCL - configuration for Magento and Varnish 3.0.2

I would like to kindly ask if there's someone who can help me configure Varnish for Magento to reach far more hits. My current ratio from varnishstat is: cache_hit=271 cache_miss=926 I'm kindly ...
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Ubuntu Pound Reverse Proxy Load Balancing Based off active server load?

I have Pound installed on a loadbalancer. It seems to work okay, except that it randomly assigns the backend server to forward the request to. I've put 1 backend machine under so much load that it ...
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Reverse Proxy (mod_rewrite) and Rails (absolute paths)

I have front end rails app, that reverse proxies to any of a number of backend rails apps depending on URL, for example http://www.my_host.com/app_one reverse proxies to ...
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Fixing WebSocket 404 Error With Dynamic WebSocket URL's Under Reverse Proxy

I am running Ubuntu, Apache, mod_proxy_wstunnel(Enabled), Shiny-Server, and R. I have setup shiny-server to listen locally, and Apache to Proxy requests for the shiny-server. I have also setup a basic ...
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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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Nginx as reverse proxy: how to properly configure gateway timeout?

We have configured Nginx as a reverse proxy to an Apache server farm, but I'm running into trouble with the gateway timeouts. Our Goal in human readable form is: "Deliver a request within one second, ...
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How to configure apache as a reverse proxy with the remote server specified in a query string parameter

Problem: I'm trying to configure apache as a reverse proxy where the remove server is specified in a query string parameter. Let's say I'm serving a site at mywebapp.com. If you navigated to ...
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apache2 mod_proxy without 301 moved permanently?

Is it possible to not send a 301 moved permanently response to the client when using mod_proxy? I would like the client to deal with the reverse proxy as opaquely as possible. My Virtual Host ...
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Reverse proxy not serving local error pages

I have an Apache 2.4 server on Windows Server 2008 R2 that I use as a reverse proxy. It has been working fine and serves about 15 virtual hosts. Whenever a host fails, I want to display a web page ...
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Apache ProxyPass/RewriteRule with p flag: Return no content when response has multi-part content type i.e.images

This is a continuation of a previous question which has been implemented with a little change. Following is the structure I am going to talk about. My goal is to create the Tunnel/Proxy. ...
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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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how to improve nginx reverse proxy performance?

I am pretty much a noobie at nginx and i really need some help. I am using nginx as a reverse proxy server to serve primarily as a load balancer. I am using almost only dynamic files. The back end ...
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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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nginx reverse proxy with basic_auth - 404 Not found

I have an nginx server block to proxy_pass content from three servers: gitlab, Rshiny and static content from another nginx server block. All this works fine, until I try to add password protection to ...
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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 ...
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Lots of users, reverse proxys and problems with both

I have a somewhat unique situation that is making managing my vpns a bit of a pain, so I am trying to make it easier on me and my users, hope somenone can give me some ideas and/or alternatives. The ...
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Apache reverse proxy access control

I have an Apache reverse proxy that is currently reverse proxying for a few sites. However i am now going to be adding a new site (lets call it newsite.com) that should only be accessible by certain ...
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Rewrite Location response header in lighttpd

I have an instance of lighttpd 1.4.35 listening for https traffic and reverse-proxying it to a back-end server. I.e., .----------. .----------. client ---https--> | ...
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Apache: getting proxy, rewrite, and SSL to play nice

I'm having loads of trouble trying to integrate proxy, rewrite, and SSL altogether in Apache 2. A brief history, my application runs on port 8080 and before adding SSL, I used proxy to strip the 8080 ...
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Nginx reverse proxy to external URL which have redirects in place

Afternoon gentlemen, My current setup is one single site, lets call that http://production.com, that's being served by Nginx on port 80 as a static cache and Apache in the background on port 8080 ...
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Cross domain javascript form filling, reverse proxy

I need a javascript form filler that can bypass the 'same origin policy' most modern browsers implement. I made a script that opens the desired website/form in a new browser. With the handler, ...
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Nginx Reverse Proxy Segfault on High Traffic

Recently my load balancer with Nginx rev proxy showing the following error messages on /var/log/dmesg: [6278902.558300] nginx[15683]: segfault at ffffffffffffffff ip 0000000000457b99 sp ...
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HAProxy: Display a “BADREQ” | BADREQ's by the thousands

My HAProxy Configuration. #HA-Proxy version 1.3.22 2009/10/14 Copyright 2000-2009 Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu> global maxconn 10000 spread-checks 50 user haproxy group haproxy ...
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load mod_proxy and mod_proxy_http modules of apache in centos

here's my system: CentOS release 5.6 (Final) Server version: Apache/2.2.21 (Unix) Cpanel::Easy::Apache v3.7.2 rev9999 I am trying to create a reverse proxy to load files from another server onto my ...
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Nginx Reverse Proxy Node.js and Wordpress + Static Files Issue

I have had quite a time trying to get nginx to serve static assets from my wordpress blog. Have a look at the config and let me know if you can help. ( https://gist.github.com/1130332 - to see the ...
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Is it possible to match more than one regular expression with a single <ProxyMatch> rule?

I have a production, testing, and development server for a site that I maintain. All three servers are running Apache 2.2.16 on Debian 6 GNU/Linux. I have set up a new version of our company site on ...
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Reverse Proxy multi-subnets

I'm having some problems that I think I should not be ordinarily facing. But after being beating senseless by this, I'm calling out uncle. I have previously posted something along these lines here: ...
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How do I get basic ProxyPass to work on Apache 2.2.17?

I'm trying to get around the ERR_UNSAFE_PORT restriction in Chrome by making Apache reverse proxy other HTTP servers on the machine. I load mod_proxy with sudo e2enmod proxy I add ProxyPass /znc/ ...
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Reverse Proxy Linux Containers

I am trying to set up a reverse proxy on my ubuntu 14.04 host so that I can run multiple websites, each in their own LXC container (one day docker but one step at a time). In this example the ...
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HTTP CONNECT request body is reduced to / when proxying through Apache

I am using Apache 2.2.15 as a reverse-proxy running on Scientific Linux 6. It is being used to connect an application to a remote server, where the application being connected to requires that the ...
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Nginx Reverse Proxy Will Not Load HTTPS Sites

Today has been the first time I've used Nginx. I got it set up as a dedicated reverse proxy by following a few guides. This is what I'm trying to recreate - ...
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nginx as reverse proxy on front of Apache - protection and security

I'm just concerned whether to install Nginx WS alone or nginx as reverse proxy on front of Apache based on security and protection. If I had to choose nginx as reverse proxy on front of Apache, would ...
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Apache 2.4 Proxy for External, Redirect for Internal

I am attempting to setup a reverse proxy to allow only a few select ip ranges to proxy to an internal host, while I would like anyone else not within the ip ranges to redirect to our internal named ...
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nginx $upstream_cookie_… variables

nginx 1.7.1 introduced Feature: the "$upstream_cookie_..." variables. see http://nginx.org/en/CHANGES What does it do and how do you use it? Can that be used for Session Affinity when proxying to ...
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nginx reverse proxy all requests to two upstream servers?

I need to adjust a nginx reverse proxy which used to front a single server to send all requests it receives to two different upstream servers. I was thinking I could do it with the configuration ...
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ngnix proxy https request to subfolders

We have several external facing web applications behind nginx like so: https://app1.mycompany.com --> server1:8080/app1 https://app2.mycompany.com --> server2:8080/app2 ...
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reverse proxy nginx websockets with sub_filter

I have simple reverse nginx proxy location /websocket/ { proxy_pass ​http://backend_host; proxy_http_version 1.1; proxy_set_header Upgrade $http_upgrade; proxy_set_header Connection ...
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How to redirect domain links in Apache reverse proxy setup? [duplicate]

I have sub.example.com that I want to load from example.com/sub. I've used a reverse proxy setup using mod_proxy and mod_proxy_html and it works fine. The problem is that I need to redirect all the ...
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Nginx reverse proxy to another nginx server serving static files

I have an Nginx server hosting a web app which works fine when directly accessed. Its config is below server { listen 8000 default_server; listen [::]:8000 default_server ...
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Deploying play! 2.0 application on an apache server with a reverse proxy

I'm trying to deploy my play! 2.0 application on an Ubuntu 11.10 server and I have been running into error after error and hope someone can help me here. I am try to deploy my Play! application using ...
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How to improve Varnish performance?

We're experiencing a strange problem with our current Varnish configuration. 4x Web Servers (IIS 6.5 on Windows 2003 Server, each installed on a Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5450 @ 3.00GHz Quad Core, 4GB ...