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 can I troubleshoot an Apache Server reverse proxy dropped connection?

We are suddenly seeing an intermittent, but very frequent, error while POSTing files to a Tomcat servlet over https via an Apache Server reverse proxy. The error only seems to occur while POSTing ...
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Apache Reverse Proxy (Same ProxyPass path but different Destination)

I have a problem here. I am doing reverse proxy for few website in my test server. So , what i have encounter here is that when i request the website from the client , both website request from the ...
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Squid in reverse proxy mode: need to rewrite host headers

I am trying to deploy squid on a server to which I can point a number of domain names and have it load content from my main domain www.example.com, which is on my private network. Basically I need a ...
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apache reverse proxy 404 image error

I have some error with my apache reverse proxy. Currently I am doing reverse proxy to 4 websites. 1.1.1.1/a 1.1.1.2/b 1.1.1.3/c 1.1.1.4/d I am having no problem when reverse proxy to a and b ...
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How can I set up nginx reverse proxy for any subdomains?

I installed nginx at my Ubuntu VPS for listening any petition at port 80 and doing reverse proxy to different server technologies. This is my configuration file like: server { listen 80; ...
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How can I set up a web server for reverse proxy having websockets and socket.io working normally?

I have a VPS currently hosting node.js web apps and one site. However I'm currently using custom ports for the apps. I'd like to simply give each its custom domain and so for more sites, that would ...
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IIS 7.5 Reverse Proxy URL Re-Write to website with gzip

If we own www.ourdomain.com and wanted to rewrite the url to say www.google.com, how would we deal with gzip compression on say the google domain. I'm trying to do a proof of concept and i believe the ...
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IIS Reverse Proxy Not Working With Response.Redirect() in ASP.NET

I am trying to set up a reverse proxy, using the tutorials here, here and here. The site is set up on localhost:8080, with the reverse proxy using localhost:8080/myProxy. When dealing with standard ...
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Nginx redirecting instead of proxy passing

I'm changing Apache to Nginx at my laboratory and we have lots of projets under subdomains, so I user an approach where every subdirectory has its server running at a high port (8000 and above), and ...
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nginx https -> http redirection using wildcard error

I've already search the whole web for an answer, unfortunately there isn't. I hope there is a genius out here. Context: My nginx acts as a reverse proxy serving multiple domains Problem: the problem ...
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Nginx reverse proxy repackaging chunked responses

I am running nginx/1.1.19: # nginx -V nginx version: nginx/1.1.19 TLS SNI support enabled configure arguments: --prefix=/etc/nginx --conf-path=/etc/nginx/nginx.conf ...
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TYPO3 behind a reverse Proxy

I use TYPO3 6.2 on Ubuntu behind a reverse Proxy. When I want to login in the backend, all the times I have this error : Your login attempt did not succeed Make sure to spell your username ...
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Nginx Reverse proxy on a internal apache reverse server

please check this diagram: http://i.stack.imgur.com/puy74.jpg (i dont have enought reputation to show it directly) The Setup: 1) Nginx server are used to map to internal server where the apache is ...
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subs_filter_types when upstream server doesn't have “Content-Type”?

I'm using nginx_substitutions_filter for reversing-proxy. It works perfect, however I have tiny problem. This is what I have in configuration: subs_filter 'cats' 'dogs'; ...
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force upstream smtp outbound through proxy

Upon inspection of emails sent outbound to external domains, the backend is revealed as being the true sender, rather than the proxy itself. When sending within the domain, from local user to another, ...
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Using Apache variable

I'm trying to use Apache's OpenID authentication module. According to this page, I should be able to use the REMOTE_USER Apache variable to identify the user. I'd like to pass this as a header to an ...
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Is this reverse proxy configuration possible

I will first try to describe the problem I have. Let's say I have two different http servers running on two different ports behind firewall on my local machine: SERVER1: http://localhost:8001 ...
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Linux - reverse proxy - What is the easiest tool for powerful reverse proxy?

I am setting up a domain with a set of URLs per customer (customerx.domain.com) on a set of Debian servers. What is the best tool to redirect incoming requests to different servers and/or different ...
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NginX reverse proxy with iRedMail Apache2

On an empty VPS hosting, I managed to run the base iRedMail installation with Apache2 and LDAP and my roundcubemail was accessible at: https://www.mydomain.com/mail then I installed NginX, shutdown ...
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Setting up Nginx — redirecting requests to a auth server and getting redirected back to serve the request

Any incoming request on (x.x.x.x.x)--> redirect to x.x.x.x.auth.domain.edu -- > that authenticates a user and redirects back to x.x.x.x server. (With a cookie set, In my case it is EZproxy server ...
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Multiple logins for separate hosts behind Web Application Proxy 2012

We're running SharePoint 2013 and allow external access via Microsoft's Web Application Proxy. When I connect to SharePoint from it, the profile images do not load because they are served up from the ...
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Apache2 reverse proxy connections staying persistent, filling ssh channels

I have a webserver (Amazon Linux EC2 instance running Apache2), let's call it "server A", on which I have set up reverse proxy using: # (All the appropriate modules are loaded higher up in the conf ...
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nginx infinite 302 Found redirect loop

I am using nginx to map multiple domains to google app engine. in this specific case i map multiple domains to the same tenant. there is a configuration in my code that knows which domain is the main ...
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nginx reverse proxy or squid forward proxy (transparent)?

I have to implement a proxy server in front of a running production server to route and secure the production-server. On the production server multiple node.js applications listening on different ...
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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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Bind nginx on the same port for tcp and http [closed]

I have compiled nginx with the tcp_proxy_module by following this guide : http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12102110/nginx-to-reverse-proxy-websockets-and-enable-ssl-wss What I want to do is to be ...
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Apache SSL reverse proxy not correctly forwarding requests to non SSL hosts on localhost

I'm struggling to get my Apache config right. I'd like to terminate the SSL connection on Apache and proxy to the http servers on localhost. The setup is browser --> Apache (HTTPS) --> ...
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Configure Nginx as reverse proxy with upstream SSL

I try to configure an Nginx server as a reverse proxy so the https requests it receives from clients are forwarded to the upstream server via https as well. Here's the configuration that I use: http ...
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nginx proxy to Apache/PHP is slow

My setup: nginx is listening on port 80 and working as a reverse proxy (plus directly sending static files) Apache 2 is listening on port 8080 PHP is running in Apache 2 All running on one server ...
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Is there any benefit using an `upstream` group on a simple nginx reverse proxy?

What are the pros and cons using an upstream group in proxy_pass directive if there is only one upstream server? Is there any difference for instance in speed or "correctness"? For example: server { ...
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apache2 reverse proxy broken after modsecurity is installed ubuntu on 12.04.1

this is the first time I have run into issue like this one. I have a java application setting behind a apache2 using mod_ajp on 8009. I have noticed that I could not get the client's IP so I have ...
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Mod_jk workers configuration

Newbie in Apache/mod_jk config here... I'm trying to configure uriworkermap.properties to achieve the following: enable access only to my Web-Apps, eventually filtering by web-app context. What I did ...
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Nginx proxy cache 301 redirects but ignore querystring

We have a lot of ad-based traffic that pass various query string params on the URL, but these do not affect the content/output of the pages. I currently have the following nginx proxy cache ...
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Single sign-on with Chef

I'm getting my personal infrastructure set up (Gitlab, Jenkins, etc.) and I'm planning on using OpenID for single sign-on. I understand that SSO works for Gitlab and Jenkins. Would I be able to ...
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Apache Reverse Proxy for Sharepoint Remembers Credentials

I'm facing a weird problem with my Apache reverse proxy setup for a Sharepoint server. When I log into the Sharepoint via proxy and then someone else opens the Sharepoint via proxy, he is already ...
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How configure cloud hosted Wordpress as a subdirectory of self-hosted site [closed]

A client hosts their primary domain on IIS6. We want to host their Wordpress blog with a cloud hosting service but keep the URL as a subdirectory to their primary domain for SEO purposes. Is this ...
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Configure Reverse Proxy on MikroTik RouterOS with different web application ports

Let us say I have two dns records: a.example.com b.example.com I configured my routeros to act as a reverse web proxy for these two urls and forward the traffic to the local ip address of the server. ...
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ProxyPass and mod_cache

Our content changes once a day, and now we are looking to use Apache ProxyPass AND mod_cache to speed up the site. Basically, this is the context: WWW => Apache2.2 => internal (slow) web server ...
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How to use services secured by our gateway IP from clients outside our network?

I work for an organization that uses a managed host for App1 and a collection of apps, App2..N App1 is a web application, hosted on a linux webfarm by a large vendor - and it uses a forms-like ...
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Nginx reverse proxy server not serving cached homepage correctly

I've been configuring a new server for a web development client recently, and run into an interesting problem. The site is fairly high-traffic, but the CMS is fairly heavy and inefficient at ...
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Reverse proxy without URL Rewriting

I have been asked to setup a reverse proxy but one of the requirements is that no URL Rewriting be performed. I'm trying to wrap my head around this since to me it seems that without rewriting the ...
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Change URL in Source with reverse proxy?

sometimes we make copies of live sites on another server to test new features. A lot of CMS systems hardcode the URL in the database, so it is not possible to just use another URL. On our local ...
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How to proxy a server based on domain name of request using nginx?

There is a situation where firstly all current requests should work as they currently working for certain domain name. For example www.hello.com A dynamic dns is going to point to the same static ip ...
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Use nginx as caching proxy with no conditional get from client

I would like Nginx to be set up as a reverse proxy with caching in front of another web server (origin server). I understand how to do this much. But what if I don't want to depend on the web browser ...
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Provide SSTP VPN and normal HTTPS Websites over the same Port and IP?

In my little lab I want to use SSTP VPN AND a HTTPS-Webpage, which should be accessible from the internet. I just have 1 public IP and the lab is behind NAT (Port forwarding 443). SSTP already works ...
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Using Https between Apache Loadbalancer and backends

I am using an apache (2.4) server configured as loadbalancer in front of 2 apache servers. It works fine when I use http connections between loadbalancer and backends, however using https does not ...
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Is it possible to add resume functionality to an Apache caching reverse proxy?

Our company's proxy is a rather typical corporate setup: it man-in-the-middles SSL connections, tries virus-checking on download and so on. As usual, this setup is rather flaky, which often results in ...
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Check for errors in body not header using nginx proxy_next_upstream

I know you can use proxy_next_upstream to check for http_xxx and if it is NOT 200 OK then use the next backend... But can we write a regex to check the returned body for a specific message? For ...
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Use nginx reverse proxy for redirection

I have a.b domain (for example) and want to serve some github pages (username.github.io/project) in a.b/c. It means that I also want to keep my browser url to a.b/c and showing contents of ...
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Can I prevent Apache ProxyPass from returning HTTP 401?

I have Apache 2.2.22 acting as a proxy server, and it's doing authentication against an LDAP server: <Location /app> AuthType Basic AuthName "Test access" # ..mod_auth_ldap config ...