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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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ProxyPassReverse from unique path and HTTP_HOST

This is probably super simple and something I overlooked (or totally misunderstand). Trying to redirect all incoming traffic for a certain path to one of my other servers (I put the wrong environment ...
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Apache2 + Tomcat : Receiving request through apache2 results in timeout and proxy error

So we use apache as a reverse proxy to send request to our solr (search application) which is hosted in tomcat. We have another server hosted in jboss which sends data in binary format to the apache, ...
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net err connection timed out

I have Apache/2.2.22 on Ubuntu 12.04. Apache is set as reverse proxy server. So when accessed from a remote system, the page and contents are displayed. But after some time the server seems to ...
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How to configure nginx so it works with Express?

I'm trying to configure nginx so it proxy_pass requests to my node apps. Question on StackOverflow got many upvotes: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5009324/node-js-nginx-and-now and I'm using ...
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Unable to configure Nginx as a reverse proxy for elasticsearch on another server

I'm trying to use Kibana on a server A to access elasticsearch on a server B. elasticsearch is protected with a basic auth authentication on server B. Kibana is also protected with basic ...
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IIS reverse proxy with caching to same host

I'm trying to get IIS to act as caching reverse proxy, but the cache hit is always 0%. And I really cannot tell why. And the docs always talk of a server farm setup, which is clearly not what I want. ...
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nginx proxy folder to url

I have some sites I want to redirect with nginx: domain.com:1180 -> test.domain.com (static site) domain.com:1280 -> test.domain.com/promo (meteor.js website) On domain.com I have an nginx ...
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Reverse web proxy with time constraints

I have a web application which produces several unique URLs of the type http://service.company.com/service.html?type=aaaa&key=jfiZm6u6cW where the last part is a randomly generated key. Each such ...
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Reverse proxy 502 bad gateway

I have setup a subdomain to proxy my plesk panel, but when saving pages I am getting 502 Bad Gateway error instead of a completion message. I am running CentOS 6. Here is my vhost.conf configuration ...
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Nginx SSL Proxy for FIsheye

I've scoured the internet, and stumbled across Fisheye + Nginx Reverse Proxy many times, but it doesn't seem to be answering my question. I have Atlassian's FIsheye up and running. Right now, Fisheye ...
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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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nginx upstream host setting with memcache

I want to setup a nginx setup with memcache enabled for pages as pointed out in page https://www.igvita.com/2008/02/11/nginx-and-memcached-a-400-boost/. First I tried nginx web server (with php-fpm ...
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Nginx and CouchDB reverse proxy not working

I am trying to proxy [http://localhost:5984] to [http://localhost/couchdb]. I am running nginx for proxy. I have followed the same method mentioned at ...
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IIS Reverse Proxy on Subdirectory Breaks Root Directory

I am running a HTML, single-page application on IIS 7.5. I am trying to set up a reverse proxy in a subdirectory so that i can make same-domain requests to my API. So i want my site to behave like ...
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Apache with reverse proxy limited to an URL pattern + auth

I'v currently an Apache reverse proxy setup with authentication working (see hereunder). However, I would like to do reverse proxying for only some particular URL pattern, otherwise do nothing (or ...
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Apache - Reverse proxy - Redirect without http or https

I have header like this: Connection close Content-Length 0 Content-Type text/html; charset=utf-8 Date Tue, 20 May 2014 09:46:35 GMT Location //example.com/file.php Server Apache/2.2.15 ...
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What is wrong with my Nginx reverse proxy configuration?

I'm trying to set up an nginx server to serve a node.js application at myurl.com, while at the same time serve some php-content from myurl.com/phpapp/ I had the php application working with proxy ...
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Reverse Proxy and requested URL aware tomcat

I've configured an infrastructre setup where an apache reverse proxy terminates SSL requests. Then the requests are proxied to another frontend apache webserver and then again this one is connected ...
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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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D-I-Y VPS Hosting for multiple domains (3) on a single static IP [closed]

and thanks for your input. What I want to do: I want to host some applications Web and email, for example, for myself and two clients on one static IP Address, primarily to learn, and possibly to ...
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Migrating Apache reverse proxy to Squid3 using pfSense

I currently have a pfSense firewall that redirects port 80 and 443 to an internal Apache that acts as a reverse proxy for several subdomains on our company. Since pfSense provides a reverse proxy ...
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IIS and Apache same domain setup

I was tasked with setting up IIS running website in .asp and apache running forum in .php on the same Windows machine. The deal is that urls should look like: http://www.domain.name/ - IIS and ...
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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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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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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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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 ...