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_cache store callback - store cache keys in mysql

I have multiple servers with nginx installed on them. We would like to cache large static content (> 1gb) on our nginx servers which is fetched from a remote storage server. We are trying to set up a ...
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ProxyPass and ReverseProxy not working from outside the network

I'm fairly new to all this and asked this in ProWebmasters, they directed me here. Here goes!!! I've been struggling with ProxyPass for a couple of weeks now. My problem is that the result of any ...
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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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Nginx as reverse proxy in front of Apache

Current Setup Single CentOS 6 VPS with 6G memory running apache 2.2, mariadb & PHP via FastCGI. Server has mostly wordpress sites, but also has some other PHP based sites. Right now we are not ...
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Nginx proxy with varying source address

I have a working nginx configuration to proxy all requests to a server from a range of source IPs. I currently have 20 source IPs set up, and the configuration is quite massive. I removed the other 18 ...
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SSL proxy nginx cannot reach server by domain name

I am having an odd issue. I configured a SSL proxy with Nginx serving a website in HTTP which is on 127.0.0.1:1195 (example.com is in my hosts pointing to 127.0.0.1). For some reason : https://...
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IBM IHS Reverse Proxy Configuration

I am trying to setup a reverse proxy using IBM HTTP server and what I want to do is that user will hit a HTTP url to my reverse proxy server that will forward request internally to HTTPs server. ...
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Why is my nginx reverse-proxy not caching anything?

I'm following this sample configuration from the Nginx docx. Reverse-proxying works fine except that it isn't caching results. Here is my nginx.conf: user http http; worker_processes 1; events { ...
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Can I use apache to reverse-proxy based on subdirectory instead of subdomain?

What I have now is several virtual hosts that are identified by subdomain, and then proxied to a server like so: <VirtualHost *:80> ProxyPass / http://192.168.1.1/ ProxyPassReverse / http://192....
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Squid reverse proxy not able to cache

Not able to cache anything with squid reverse proxy, running in centOS6.5 squid.conf http_port 81 accel defaultsite=example.com:8080 no-vhost cache_peer example.com.ip.address parent 8080 0 no-...
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What is wrong with my nginx reverse proxy configuration, with single server (and more later)

I'm trying to get an nginx reverse proxy setup working. I have two web servers set up, once with nginx, and one with apache2. I'm currently not able to get it working with just the nginx server, so ...
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Nginx - Caching/processing of data when uploading a file over a reverse proxy

I am running multiple Virtual Machines (Proxmox) which each have limited storage amounts. As I am also running a File-Uploading service, I am interested if a Reverse Proxy needs more than 30GB of ...
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Failed to load resource: net::ERR_CONNECTION_RESET

Since I started using an application behind a reverse proxy (Apache2's mod_jk), I've noticed some pages won't load (They would without the reverse proxy settings). It was a subtle error which I had ...
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reverse proxy for multiple SMTP / IMAP servers

Instead of giving our clients server name's like beta.example.com as IMAP / SMTP servers, we'd like to use smtp.example.com. We have a database of all domains / e-mail servers and corresponding mail ...
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Nginx reverse proxying to HTTPS upstream getting 502 Bad Gateway?

My goal is to write Jasmine (a JavaScript BDD testing framework) tests that exercise a back-end API built by a separate team. I have a Jasmine server running on port 9000. That code issues AJAX ...
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Apache as a Reverse Proxy in combination with Alias

I want to build a Reverse Proxy server for several web applications running on different computers behind this Reverse Proxy. This works quite well so far. In addition to this I want to use a local ...
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Nginx proxy_cache_key and HEAD->GET request

I have the following Nginx config: http { ... proxy_cache_path /var/cache/nginx levels=1:2 keys_zone=one:8m max_size=3000m inactive=600m; proxy_temp_path /var/tmp; ... ...
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Is it worthwhile to setup HTTP 2 reverse proxy in front of HTTP 1 server?

Say I setup Nginx as reverse proxy in front of IIS and enable http2 support on Nginx for new browser. Would I see any benefits?
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Reverse Proxy with Nginx showing default screen

I'm trying to setup a reverse proxy to my JIRA instance using Nginx. server { listen 80; server_name jira.domain.com; location / { proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-Host $host; ...
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is it possible to terminate SSL with Nginx and cache https responses from the backend?

Looking to terminate SSL from backend service at nginx and offload to clients as http. Cache all responses for performance and offline scenario. With the setup below I'm not able to cache, what's ...
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nginx add header conditional on an upstream_http_ variable

I have a reverse proxy on nginx which proxies quite a few sites. I have recently enabled HTTP Strict Transport Security for all SSL-enabled websites. I now have one site that doesn't want to have this ...
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Port based reverse proxy in Apache Web server

I have two web applications http://app1:8080 and http://app2:3000 running on two different ports and different machines. I have to pass the applications traffic through Apache web server, http://myapp....
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rstudio-server on Nginx reverse proxy

I run locally a service, rstudio-server. This service can be accessed on my machine local IP, port 8787. Now, I would like to access this service from my server with this address: rstudio.example.com ...
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How do I set up squid reverse proxy to use https and http traffic?

I already have a squid reverse proxy working for two test sites. My two sites are www.test1.com and www.test2.com My current working config file looks like this /etc/squid3/squid.conf acl ...
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Set CORS headers on nginx

Addresses like http://vpsxxx.ovh.net/g/search?q=ok or http://vpsxxx.ovh.net/so/questions/34738694/how-to-move-items-on-the-screen-for-a-game-using-javascript are proxied well, when trying them from ...
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use a offside proxy server to optimize site delivery?

Actually we have following setup for our website that gets traffic around the world: All JS, Images, Photos are stored on a CDN: Cloud Files ("Akamai light" powered). The WebApp server who send the ...
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Nginx - SSL, HSTS & proxying requests to a different CN

We are using Nginx as a reverse proxy, and would like to allow site visitors to download a file from an Azure Blob server { listen 443; ssl_certificate /sslcert/...
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Nginx with mod_security support

I have compiled nginx with mod_security support. In error log I can see the support for mod_security 2012/08/27 11:13:11 [info] 602096#0: ModSecurity for nginx/2.7.0-rc2 (http://www.modsecurity....
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Apache with Varnish, SSL termination and additional proxy - redirect not working

I've got a problem with the SSL termiantion for my varnish. This is the request path I want to achieve: user -> Varnish(80) -> Apache(8080) -> Apache(8181) -> Apache(443) when termination is made. ...
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Node.js and Apache 2.4 reverse proxy with ssl

Running a strict reverse proxy (Apache 2.4) in front of another machine running PHP/node.js and having problems getting the websocket to pass through. The reverse proxy handles the SSL (on port 443) ...
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How to Retain Proxy URL for all request using Apache load balancer

I am trying to serve the requests to my Site through Proxy machine using Load balancer. When i try to access the Site by hitting http://PROXYSERVER.com, the HomePage comes up fine retaining the ...
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nginx as ssl reverse proxy for wildfly

I am trying to setup nginx to be reverse proxy for wildfly 8.0.0.Final. Part of my configuration file for HTTPS redirect: location /console { include conf.d/proxy.conf; proxy_pass ...
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Nginx as a load balancer. Frequent upstream timed out (110: Connection timed out) while connecting to upstream

I'm trying to use nginx on a centos 7 virtual machine as a load balancer to replace an aging Coyote Point hardware device. However in one of our webapps we're seeing frequent and continual upstream ...
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nginx failover without load balancing

I'm having trouble configuring nginx. I'm using nignx as a reverse proxy. I want to send my all requests to my first server. If the first server is down, I want to send requests to second server. In ...
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Hyperlinks disabled when ProxyHTMLEnable is Set to ON

I am using an application behind a reverse proxy (proxypass and proxypassreverse). I don't understand why hyperlinks are disabled (unclickable) when I set ProxyHTMLEnable to ON. Please note that the ...
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NGINX redirect 404 errors to an external URL

I haven't found any way to configure 404 errors to redirect to an external URL like http://google.com. I have found ways to redirect to another page like /404.html, but not an external URL. For ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - TOR doesn't restore circuits after disabling due to traffic inactivity

I've HS server for web proxying purposes with an onion address. It's in a test phase atm and traffic is low, mostly generated by me when configuring and testing. From time to time web server is not ...
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Nginx client certificate authentication: How to exclude an IP address

I have Nginx running as a proxy to a web server and i want to securing Access using TLS/SSL Client Certificates. This is my ssl config server { listen 443 ssl; server_name ...
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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 username....
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Apache (OWA) Reverse Proxy on Windows 2012 R2 stops responding

Recently I've swapped our old ISA Server with an Apache Reverse Proxy. The ISA Server only did reverse proxying for Exchange OWA. Because of this it was rather simple on my first thought. After I ...
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nginx reverse proxy send output before connection close

I have setup a reverse proxy with nginx to webmin.. But it looks like nginx doesn't sends the HTTP response before after the connection has closed?! If a long request (cronjob) is requested the ...
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After configuring nginx (reverse proxy) and gunicorn, env variables stop being detected (Django app on Ubuntu)

On an ubuntu machine hosting my Django app (with postgres backend), my env variables were prefectly detected when I fired up gunicorn as my sole webserver using the command gunicorn --bind 0.0.0.0:...
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Recommended config for pagespeed reverse proxy server with apache

I'd like to setup server to use pagespeed reverse proxy server with apache for several sites which cannot run pagespeed on their origin. It seems I should be able to create a VirtualHost for each site ...
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Nginx proxy image/javascript hosted externally

I'm trying to proxy a javascript and image hosted by a external party with nginx I'm running my site on https and they only offer the files through http, I have already had contact with them about ...
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jenkins, sonar reverse proxy

I am trying to get jenkins (on /), sonar (on /sonar) and nexus (on /nexus) up and running. They seem to work except for Jenkins giving me the old It appears that your reverse proxy set up is broken. ...
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host header change upstream servers nginx

I have following config in my config file upstream static { server server1.dom.com; server server2.dom.com; } server { listen 80; server name dom.com; location ^~ /images/ { ...
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nginx multiple static content servers on subdomains with url rewrite

I have one server with nginx-frontend and apache-backend. I need to set up nginx to return images from the other two servers like http://example.com/images/*.jpg -> http://i1.example.com/images/*....
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Transparently (reverse-)Proxying/Tunneling Traffic in both Directions through (semi-trusted) Remote Host

Following set-up is given: Some client <---internet---> P <---internet---> Server (with dynamic IP addr) The aim is to tunnel all traffic to specific ports (all email-related ports in this ...
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Reverse proxy subdomain to subfolder

Hi I'm using Ajenti V and I want to use a proxy_pass to make my subdomains accesible via subfolder. Example: subdomain.example.com -> example.com/subdomain. I want this because of SSL. I don't own ...
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Why is proxy bypassed for https requests to a server on the LAN

I have written a node-based forward proxy which works fine with http and https when external sites are visited. However, I have a problem for local sites, that is sites hosted on the same LAN. The ...