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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Setting header based on client certificate

I have Apache running as a reverse proxy for an internal server. Users hitting the proxy are required to use client certificates. On the internal server, there is a web application that can use an ...
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ARR reverse proxy to Azure Website inside Azure Cloud Service

I am trying to rewrite www.contoso.com/blog/ to a wordpress Azure Website (contosoblog.azurewebsites.net). I have completely configured all inbound and outbound rules, and have tested them locally on ...
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IIS7 proxying VisualSVN server refuses to allow Web.config files to be committed

I use IIS 7.5 with the Application Request Routing and URL Rewriting modules to act as a reverse proxy for several apache-based web sites, including VisualSVN Server. I'm having a problem when I try ...
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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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reverse proxy issues with nginx over apache2.4 hosting joomla: url rewrite does not work any more

I am setting up a joomla 3.x site with apache 2.4 on an ubuntu 14.04 server on aws ec2. That alone is fine with url rewrite working fine. I have cleared all apache issues before freeing the port 80 ...
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HAProxy switch to backup on 500 errors and/or server down

I'm setting up an HAProxy in front of only 2 backend servers, with a particular configuration: any request should go to server A; but, if server A returns a 5xx error code, all request should go to a ...
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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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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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mod_ssl client certificates on a reverse proxy

I am trying to add client certificate authentication on a reverse proxy that proxies an oracle application. Before adding, and if i remove the subsequent code, the oracle application is able to start ...
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Apache reverse proxy location based access control not working

I'm running a small web server with Ubuntu 12.05.5 LTS and Apache 2.2.22 and ran into this problem recently: For an IIS server on a virtual machine I have the following reverse proxy config: ...
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Apache as a reverse proxy for GitLab Omnibus

I'm using GitLab Omnibus on a CentOS6.5 server. The gitlab nginx server listen on the 6543 port (Apache already using 80 and 443). I want to use Apache as a reverse proxy to access GitLab with that ...
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Nginx not honoring must-revalidate

I want to use nginx as a caching reverse proxy. I also have a special requirement, which I thought could be accomplished with nginx. I am using Amazon s3 as origin server and I use signed urls to ...
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Unable to force passphraseless ssh authentication while port forwarding

I'm completely at a loss as to what is preventing my local machine from authenticating the connection that is being forwarded from the remote server. I've read a ton of the posts on here regarding ...
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Squid as fully transparent reverse proxy

I have got a few web servers running on my server and I want all of them to be accessible via port 80. I set up squid as a reverse proxy and it works fine. I, however, need the source ip address to be ...
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nginx reverse proxy not returning website

The setup Currently, we have an Apache2 webserver acting as load balancer for our web architecture. The backends are Xen virtual machines accessible via IPv6 for the public Internet and via IPv4 for ...
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ASP.NET directories blocked from VisualSVN Server behind reverse proxy in IIS 6

I’ve got VisualSVN Server running behind a reverse proxy in IIS 6, Windows Server 2003. This isn’t ideal, but for the main web app on the server I’ve only got one IP address and SSL certificate ...
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Does Apache2 Configured as ReverseProxy Hide Cookies Set by Backend Servers?

I use Apache 2.2.16 as Reverse Proxy. For a static website, I don't have any issues. However, when began to use cookies, I've noticed that the browser is receiving a different cookie than what was ...
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Fence node in apache traffic server

I'm currently looking into Apache Traffic Server as a tool for providing better availability of web services. But looking at the manual I can't see any reference to how I can pro-actively fence a ...
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IIS Reverse Proxy Rewrite Rule usage monitoring

How can I display stats for each Rewrite rule in IIS when using it as a reverse proxy with ARR? We use 'Orenosp' Secure reverse proxy for some of our networks but use IIS + ARR for others and one of ...
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Making mod_proxy_http send back response asynchronously (w/o 100 Continue)

A servlet engine (Jetty) is running behind an Apache Httpd server, forwarded using mod_proxy_http. This is running a small servlet that accepts PUT requests and is authenticated using HTTP Basic ...
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Nginx SSL offload causes loading the page imperfect in the client side

I have back end server running a web site on both http and https. Reverse proxying with nginx like: server { listen front_IP:80; server_name dns_name; allow all; location / { ...
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Stop Sun Java System Web Server 7 reverse proxy resending long running requests

We have a Sun Java System Web Server (7) running as a reverse proxy. When someone does a long running request (e.g. the web application does a major update on the DB) that doesn't return for a while ...
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Nginx proxy_cache / Varnish - parallel requests trigger multiple requests to backend?

I am looking for a HTTP reverse proxy that will handle HTTP live streaming use cases in a performant manner. Assume file/fragment sizes up to 4MB with a constant load of client requests for the same ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Change nginx response body with reverse proxy

Trying to change the content of a page I'm reverse proxying through an nginx server. I've tried using nginx_substitutions_filter with no luck. Does anyone know if this is possible and how it's down. ...
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HAproxy ACL based on backend application session cookie to replace HTTP Basic Auth

I would need some help on HAproxy configuration to bypass HTTP basic auth and let the user use a specific backend in case there is a valid session cookie present from another backend application. I ...
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apache rewrite through proxy remote

We are trying to write a reverse proxy rule to an external site. ProxyRequests On ProxyRemote https://abc.company.com http://proxy.company.com:80 ProxyPass /_vti_bin/AccountList.asmx/ ...
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Set up TMG as a reverse proxy, https-to-http

tl;dr I'm having trouble getting TMG to properly reverse proxy an HTTPS connection on the outside, to an HTTP connection on the inside. We have a LAN (10.0.7.0/24) that hosts a Windows Server 2008 ...
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nginx doesn't check server_name and port on websocket proxying

I have three server blocks (virtual hosts) for http and one for websocket in the nginx config (nginx 1.6.0, ubuntu 14.04). server { listen 80; listen [::]:80; server_name ...
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Getting a chunked request through nginx

First some background: We have an embedded device that uploads a lot of small events to a web server. Chunked encoding is used to post this information. Every event is send as a seperate chunk, so the ...
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Custom error pages when using IIS as a reverse proxy

I've configured IIS to act as a reverse proxy for a development server (dartlang's pub serve if you're curious). I'm doing this because the development server doesn't support custom error pages and I ...
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Closing proxy to service socket when client is lost

We are using nginx, right now 1.6 to reverse proxy our services to the client. We are also using Server-Sent Events, a layer on top of HTTP that keeps the socket open. Here is a piece of required ...
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nginx proxy won't retry if backend is unavailable

I have an application that sits behind an nginx reverse proxy. Nothing fancy, just a simple server { listen 54321; proxy_connect_timeout 5000ms; proxy_read_timeout 5000ms; location / { ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Confluence Proxy Error Reason : Error reading from remote server

Since this morning I have trouble accessing my confluence. It's on an Ubuntu 12.04 server. The error itself is this Proxy Error The proxy server received an invalid response from an upstream ...
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nginx proxypass squid

I'm trying to run squid server behind nginx. my sample configuration : location ~* ^/get/(.*) { proxy_pass http://ip:3128; proxy_set_header Host evenstatichostnamefortest.com; ...
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Apache httpd proxy:reverse error

I have a apache server that handle normal http request for a mobile game. It is like average 2-4 request per second and every thing is working smoothly. However, a unexpected error occur every few ...
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Can I set up IIS 8 to reverse proxy some POSTs to an external server?

I've pointed www.myoldsite.com to a new IP address, and that IP address hosts www.mynewsite.com on IIS8. I'm trying to reverse proxy some POSTs back to www.myoldsite.com via ARR but I'm not able to ...
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Nginx load balancing redirects to upstream “name”

Introduction: Please read this serverfault question on nginx load balancing issue with 301 from backend. Somewhat similar to my problem, but the answer doesn't work. Nginx is redirecting to the ...
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Apache ProxyPass to custom port

The problem is following: I have an index.html file that is located under /www/site/ and I want to be able to serve all appropriate content from that folder under custom port lets say :8085. It is ...