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 proxy_pass with dynamic upstream servers

We're currently stuck in a situation where we are using nginx as our main frontend server for a set of services backed by a dynamic DNS based service discovery with Mesos-DNS. Our nginx configuration ...
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nginx for https and http always ends up in the http way

This is the first time I try to setup an nginx reverse proxy. What I want is I have a Subversion server running http on port 44801. Now I want to use nginx to listen on port 80 and forward but also ...
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ReverseProxy with NGINX: hide second app instance [closed]

I have two instances running on same Azure VM server on Ubuntu 12.04. Azure gives me by default PUBLIC VIRTUAL IP (VIP) ADDRESS and INTERNAL IP ADDRESS so configuring passproxy is not so obvious. ...
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proxy:error AH00898: Error during SSL Handshake with remote server

I have a server that acts as a front-end for a cPanel mailserver in a network. The apache proxy on the front-end server ran for 152 days without fault then suddenly I now get 500/502 errors when using ...
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Appending URL subdomain as URL path in HAProxy

I want to convert following URL: http://subdomain.example.com/a/b/c To this: http://example.com/subdomain/a/b/c In HAProxy. Thanks a lot
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Apache/2.2.3 - 502 proxy error the proxy server received an invalid response from an upstream server

I am using apache as web server and Jetty as application server. One of my particular request always returns back 502 proxy error. Same request with different/broader search parameters works fine. I ...
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Nginx reverse proxy + URL rewrite

Nginx is running on port 80, and I'm using it to reverse proxy URLs with path /foo to port 3200 this way: location /foo { proxy_pass http://localhost:3200; ...
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Apache reverse proxy rewrite failing to mask internal URL

I am having an issue setting up a Reverse proxy scenario to an internal URL authentication service. Using Apache I have setup the below - ProxyPass "/mqa/login/" ...
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Windows Server 2012 client having problems with secure renegotation on my apache server

Apache Version: Server version: Apache/2.4.10 (Unix) <Location /directoryPath> SSLVerifyClient require SSLVerifyDepth 5 </Location> <VirtualHost _default_:443> DocumentRoot ...
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apache2 HTTPS to HTTP reverse proxying

I am trying to set up what i believe needs to be a reverse proxy in Apache 2. I have apache set up and i have Mod_proxy,mod_ssl,Mod_rewrite all enabled. i am trying to control a media player through ...
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Odd Nginx issue displaying latest version of site

We're running Nginx 1.6.2 and setup as a load balancer (using proxy) along with our backend servers. Noticed the other day, when I make updates on backend servers the changes are NOT visible to web ...
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Gitlab: Login leads to infinite redirect loop

since yesterday I'm trying to install Gitlab on my homeserver, but so far I haven't had any luck in getting it running :( I installed it on Ubuntu 14.04 by using the available packages from the ...
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how does a reverse proxy typically work? [closed]

I would like to enquire how typically a reverse proxy works. I'm in a huge company and our corporate has set up a public facing webserver 123.123.123.123/webproject1 however, we want to do a reverse ...
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ngnix reverse proxy [closed]

Most of the configuration and example I've seen out there, the backend server are either on the same machine or the same network network. Has any body done this with backend servers located in ...
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Setting up VPS hosting [closed]

I'm trying to set up my own vps hosting. It wont be a paid service, just an experiment for me and some nerdy friends. What I'd like to be able to do is this: Run multiple virtual servers on 1 ...
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SSL reverse-proxy [closed]

Please recommend reverse SSL proxy. Need to receive HTTPS traffic at 443 port on Load balancer and then forward it to 443 port on web servers. HAProxy doesn't support HTTPS Varnish as well Stunnel ...
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what reverse proxy server will direct traffic to healthy servers whose health is based on a result string [closed]

what reverse proxy server will direct traffic to healthy servers whose health is based on a result string?? ideally i'd like something like dnsmadeeasy or ultradns - lol - but for reverse proxy i ...
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TCP Reverse Proxy through VPN

I have a rather odd situation, but it's simple, I swear. I have a server (we'll call it host A) that's connected up to the internet and I use for some websites and other odds and ends. I have another ...
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AWS - Map URL to API Backend (Apache ProxyPass Like)

I have a web architecture using Apache as front-end and Nodejs as back-end. I want to migrate this architecture to AWS. Node.js is going to be an Elastic Beanstalk and Apache will be stored on Amazon ...
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Auth with roles management through apache2 reverse-proxy

Initially posted on SO ,but I guess it belongs more here. Suggestions, comments, and ideally solutions, would be welcome ! (btw, I'll delete SO Thread if it was the wrong place) I need to set-up a ...
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forwarding connections from firewalled local machine to firewalled remote machine

I need to forward internet traffic from a local machine to a remote machine, routing traffic through an intermediary SSH server on the way. The remote machine is firewalled and running a SOCKS5 proxy ...
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Nginx https reverse proxy set up in Amazon EC2

I am running Ubuntu 14.04.3 and Nginx 1.4.6 on Amazon EC2. I'm trying to set up a reverse proxy for my application on port 8000, which I can see running when I go to www.mywebsite.com:8000. The ...
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Lightweight reverse http proxy with websocket support [closed]

does there exist a lightweight (when I tried apache it ate several hundred megs of memory) reverse http proxy which supports websockets? I was so far using pound which does not support websockets but ...
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2 apache OSX Servers behind the router with 1 Public IP address using Reverse Proxy solution

So Confused myself, so I need an expert reverse proxy help here please. Server 1 on Public IP - 173.xxx.xxx.xxx port 80 (LAN IP is 10.1.10.2). Server 1 also has a local DNS enabler so that local ...
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Proxy a URL to a dynamically set port

Say I have URL=www.mysite.com/20000/ I want to get a proxy that can then direct traffic to www.mysite.com:20000. The catch is I don't know what the URL's/ports will be ahead of time. So I can't ...
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nginx - reverse proxy, multiple thin instances, cache

I'm using nginx to serve a sinatra based project which has fairly static content.. I've tried to combine this: http://articles.slicehost.com/2008/5/27/ubuntu-hardy-nginx-rails-and-thin with the ...
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What are Best Practices for setting a https node server via a reverse-proxy without using Apache or Nginx

I am trying to get a Node https server accessed through a node proxy. I bought certificates and got a standalone https server working fine. Initially there were some hiccups because of multiple certs ...
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nginx transparent reverse proxy - 403, 404 and more

I am running Debian Squeeze on a dedicated server, using it as a web- and db-server (nginx, apache & mysql). I followed a few tutorials on how to setup nginx as a reverse proxy for apache - and ...
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IIS 7.5 Reverse Proxy and ARR Multiple Sites to Seperate Subdirectories

I am running a Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 web server (IIS 7.5) with the rewrite module and ARR installed. I have a few LAMP servers which do a few WordPress sites which are to be accessed via the ...
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reverse proxy only from one internal server

I have configured a reverse proxy and is working ok for one internal server, for example our mail server. Now, I like to know if it is possible to configure a reverse proxy for only one server ...
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reverse proxy not rewriting to https

I need your help. I'm having problems with reverse proxy rewriting to https: I have an alfresco app running on top of tomcat and as a front and an Apache server - it's site-enabled looks like that: ...
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Reverse Proxy on Virtual Directory in IIS7

I am running a WHS 2011 and try to proxy an internal webserver (subsonic) over IIS7. The goal is: https://external_host/subsonic -> http://internal_host:4040 What I've done so far: Created a ...
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How to let nginx simply pass a request to a forwarding proxy server?

'm behind my corporate forwarding proxy. When I test my application locally, for some requests, I want to configure nginx to proxy_pass those requests to some external domain servers. below is my ...
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Different caches based on cookie for same URL on Varnish

I have a PHP code that returns different output based on a request cookie value. When Varnish is disabled all works great, but with Varnish the cached page is one only and doesn't respect the ...
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Configuring Apache reverse proxy [closed]

I have loadbalancer server and edges. I am trying to configure reverse proxy in order to hide the backend servers PL1,2,3. PL 1,2,3 are not located in same subnet. They are located in different ...
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NGINX Reverse Proxy : Is it possible to proxy cache ONLY 404 (or other) html status codes?

With nginx, latest, is it possible to proxy cache ONLY specific html status code responses? We use 410 status codes for some responses. These are checked against our database. When the said content ...
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Apache2 mixing forward and reverse proxy

I upgraded apache2, which behaves different now. I want to mix a forward proxy, only accessable from the intranet and a reverse proxy which should be accessable from the internet. What happens is ...
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web sites know the “real” access user(IP) through a proxy?

I'm new to Squid and iptables, and am investigating whether they would be able to accomplish a task at hand. part of my squid.conf: acl wf myport 8010 acl vp myport 8020 acl ss myport 8030 ...
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What is the best way to compress backend to nginx reverse proxy data?

We are going to be running a nginx reverse proxy that will pull data from a backend via the internet. What we mean by via the internet is the backend machine will not be on a lan with the front ...
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NGINX proxy caching - cache buster variable in querystring - possible to ignore?

We have the following url we would like to proxy cache: file.php?parameter=one&paramater2=two&r=EPOCHTIMESTAMP Query string parameter "parameter" varies between requests. So does ...
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nginx : backend https, proxy_pass shows ip

I am using nginx as a reverse proxy listening at port 80 (http). I am using proxy_pass to forward requests to backend http and https servers. Everything works fine for my http server but when I try to ...
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Forward Slash within a reverse proxy for Wordpress

I have a Wordpress website within a reverse proxy that generally works fine. I have noticed a issue today where I delete the trailing forward slash it redirects me to the target (non reverse-proxy) ...
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multiple physical servers behind NAT with one IP

What would be the preferred solution for hosting several physical servers behind a NAT with one external IP? I know Apache can reverse proxy HTTP but if i want to do the same with FTP? Squid seems to ...
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how do I reverseproxy the hostname of a subdomain to a different domainname?

I want to reverseproxy a subdomain to another domainname with the same hostname. Example: fitzefatze.sourcedomain.com should get the content of: fitzefatze.targetdomain.com This should be dynamic, ...
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How does nginx websocket proxy work?

I'm wondered about how nginx handles tons active websocket connections? There is a lot of limitations, like a number of open files, maximum of 65k TCP connections between IP <-> (IP, port) and so ...
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FTP reverse proxying based on hostname/domain

I just set up nginx as a http/https reverse proxy and it worked well. After that, I realized that for some domains ftp services are available. I was able to install ftp.proxy and it also works well, ...
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Squid - Selective reverse proxy and forward proxy

I'd like to setup a squid instance to do selective reverse proxy for a configured list of URLs whilst acting as a normal forward proxy for everything else. We are building new infrastructure, ...
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squid:how to keep cached contents up-to-date

Is there a way to let squid check if cached contents are outdated?If cached contents ARE outdated,how to let squid fetch the newest contents from original server?
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Reverse Proxy Server and Webserver architecture

I'm very confused. If I setup a Reverse Proxy Server, does this mean that I need a second computer? Or can both Server (e.g. nginx as reverse proxy server and apache as webserver) run on the same ...
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Apache ReverseProxy settings for network camera

I have no tried several different possibilities to setup a reverse proxy for a AXIS 213PTZ network camera on my Apache webserver to be able to access it via HTTPS. If I use a named virtual host, like ...