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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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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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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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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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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SSH socks proxy reverse connection Connection denied

So I wrote a java app that connects to a server in a reverse way (-R) and creates a ssh server where it is executed so the server can execute commands in the client that executed my app. That part ...
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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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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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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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nginx reverse proxy to apache WebDAV server returns 0-byte files after uploading

Setup: client <-> nginx(:443 SSL) <-> apache(:80 WebDAV) Client uploads file to webdav server. Upload succeeds but file appears to be 0 bytes in size. When SSHing in to apache server the file ...
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How to get Nginx to quickly switch to backup upstream server?

I've using Nginx to load-balance a websocket app that runs in multiple Node.js instances. When there are thousands of active connections, a single message broadcast could make Node spin in place for ...
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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 ...
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How to use WebDav with a proxy

I am having some issues trying to get my configuration to work correctly. I am running OwnCloud on one server 192.168.168.80 that has Sabre WebDav installed and Apache with MOD_Proxy on another ...
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How can I handle redirects with mod_proxy?

I am trying to set up a simple reverse proxy with Apache's mod_proxy. server1.domain.com is the proxy, while server2.domain.com is the backend server and server3.domain.com another backend server. I ...
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IIS Reverse proxy and URL Rewrite don't work

I did following steps: Installed all neede features to IIS (URLRewrite 2.0, ARR, ...) Created default MVC Web Application in VisualStudio Added this web app as new site to iis (I can access it by ...
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HTTP Post over reverse SSH connection - data cut off

Here's a schema of the setup: Client --HTTP-Post--> SSH Server <--rSSH--> Camera An IP-Camera is behind a firewall / NAT and therefore opens a reverse SSH connection (tunnel) to a publicly ...
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Nginx: Redirect both http and https root to subdirectory

I'm attempting to redirect the root domain for both http and https in nginx to the same subdirectory (https): So e.g. http://example.com -> https://example.com/subdirectory https://example.com ...
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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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Simple Nginx proxy_pass (driving me crazy)

Nagios is served by an nginx virtual server named "nagios" with the following configuration: # nagios server server { server_name nagios; root ...
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Reverse proxy encrypted java traffic on non-standard TCP ports on Windows Server 2012 R2

I'm trying to find a software that will run on Windows Server 2012 R2 that can reverse proxy TCP traffic without caring about the layer 5-7 details. By reverse proxy, I mean the software needs to ...
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Configure nginx proxypass with node.js

What I'm trying to do is running a node.js app with nginx using the ProxyPass feature; my node.js app is execute at localhost:8888, and the this is my nginx configuration file server { listen ...
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nginx not handling proxy_redirect when forwarding through another proxy

This is my configuration: location /nexus { proxy_set_header Host $host; proxy_set_header X-Real-IP $remote-addr; proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-For $proxy_add_x_forwarded_for; proxy_set_header ...
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Slow response of WildFly behind a reverse proxy

we are running WildFly 8.1 on our Servers. To make our application accessible on port 80 we use apache with mod_proxy. We pass every request on port 80 to WildFly. The problem is that this is very ...
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Nginx: redirecting a directory to a virtual server

I have two Nginx virtual servers: server { listen 80 default_server; server_name antergos1; root /data/ } server { server_name nagios; root ...
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Apache reverse proxy context to Tomcat without a context

I have an Apache instance and two Tomcat instances. Apache is public facing https://public_url/app1 and https://public_url/app2 and should pass each context to the respective Tomcat instance. One of ...
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Efficient setup for fronting application servers with Apache

I have to front various application servers (in the beginning this will be JBoss 6, Tomcat 8 standalone and Tomcat 8 embedded into spring boot 1.2 apps) with an Apache 2.4. Because of this I decided ...
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Apache Reverse Proxy setting for site having Spring Security

I am having a Spring MVC app which uses Spring Security for login. I am using Apache Webserver as Proxy and Tomcat. Below is my /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/example.com.conf file: ServerAdmin ...
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Nginx ip_hash behind proxy (Cloudflare)

We use nginx for our load balancing, and we need ip_hash to guarantee our server work fine. When we started using cloudflare, most our requests go for one server as it seems all of them are ...
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How to cache 404/500 pages with IIS ARR

I have been trying to set up ARR with IIS, but I can't find any clue how to make it cache 404 and other error pages locally as well. Is there a setting or workaround for that anywhere or something? ...
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IIS Reverse Proxy to Tomcat uppercase path

We have an application being served by Tomcat 7 on port 8080. We want users to use SSL. So we are using IIS 8 as a Reverse Proxy to proxy connection from port 443 to port 8080. This is what we are ...
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Squid load balancing and reverse proxy conflicts

I'm having difficulties configuring Squid 3.3 to do both "load-balancing" over multiple WAN links (using random ACLs + tcp_outgoing_address options) and to also have a "reverse proxy". It works just ...
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Configure nginx to proxy pass when some conditions occurs or to use php fastcgi otherwise

I have a particular case on which I want to redirect visitors to a "prerender" server when I found out the visitor is a crawler (to give a SEO-optimised website) and to a standard php fast-cgi ...
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Bad HTTP Location: header with nginx proxying couchdb

I'm using nginx as a reverse proxy for CouchDB. I'd like to use a prefix for the proxy, e.g. http://[ip]:8080/proxy/testdb -> http://localhost:5984/testdb. I'm getting Location: headers in the HTTP ...
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Access pfSense reverse proxy sites from LAN

I've configured multiple webservers inside the reverse proxy package to redirect to a single servers, but on different ports. app1.mysite.com -> app.mysite.local:8000 app2.mysite.com -> ...
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IIS URL Rewrite not adding trailing slash

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 acting as a reverse proxy for an apache server on another local server. When I access the site with example.com/myapp/ It works fine but if I go to example.com/myapp ...
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Apache SSLVerifyClient - exclude one URL

I am setting up Apache 2.2 as a reverse proxy. My need is to have certificate authentication for every reverse-proxied url except one (https://mailserver.com/Microsoft-Server-ActiveSync) that is used ...
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Nginx and Tomcat Reverse Proxy not Working

I had trouble configuring Nginx and Tomcat Server on Cent OS. Here's the nginx.conf: server { listen 80; server_name subdomain.test.com; root ...
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Nginx, proxy_pass and vm backends

My intention is to have several webapps run on different VMs, all put through a nginx proxy. The main Problem is, that the URL gets changed, e.g. http://example.com/app1/ Gets to the webapp (but CSS ...
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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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Nginx reverse proxy without SSL termination

I'm trying to set up Microsoft Remote Desktop Web Services on a Windows 2k12 server. This is fully functional, however I would like (need to) put a reverse proxy (Nginx) in front of it. I only have ...
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lighttpd example.com/support to support.example.com

I googled around and could not find a solution. I am not sure If I am using the correct terminology. I am using lighttpd (1.4.33) and would like to go to the url http://support.example.com and have ...
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What web application firewall do you use? What should I use? [closed]

What web application firewall do you use? I'm primarily interested in something I can deploy on the perimeter that can protect multiple Apache and IIS servers, but I'd like to hear all answers. Tell ...
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Reverse proxy server that accepts connections from HTTP server - does it exist?

I'm the developer of an embedded hardware device which contains a lightweight HTTPS server. The problem is that I wish for the embedded device's web server to be accessed from outside when placed ...
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nginx with php and two node.js routes

I have two routes i want to pass two node processes(websocket route, angular app), while a 3rd route needs to pass to a php application that acts as a rest api to the angular app. i'm not terribly ...
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Multiple SSL certificates with Squid reverse proxy

I have been upgrading my network from using an apache reverse proxy (Not quite powerful enough) to a Squid proxy configured just for reverse use. My squid proxy is on a CentOS 6 VM, and currently ...
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squid reverse proxy using too much memory

I have a bunch of small vps set up for http caching in a bunch of edge locations using squid as a reverse proxy (varnish caused more issues and had worse performance). These vps have 1gb of ram and ...
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apache mod_proxy_html to rewrite wsdl

I'm trying to configure mod_proxy_html on apache httpd 2.4.9 to rewrite an element of an xml document returned from a webservice that is reverse proxied using mod_proxy_balancer <description ...