In computer networks, a reverse proxy is a type of proxy server that retrieves resources on behalf of a client from one or more servers. These resources are then returned to the client through the reverse proxy as though they originated from the server itself.

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Browsing through ssh socks proxy -> through reverse tunnel

I have HostA behind a firewall establishing a reverse ssh tunnel to HostB. I want to setup a proxy on HostB that will forward the connection through the reverse ssh tunnel and out through HostA. I ...
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Apache proxypass and multilingual domains

I have a website on domain.com which has multilingual content in URLs e.g.: domain.com/en for english domain.com/de for german domain.com/it for italian etc. These are not really directories - ...
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In Nginx Configuration, if I am doing a reverse proxy, is there a way to filter layout of the webpage to-be-displayed, i.e., a logo?

Is there a way to filter, for instance, a site logo, when using a reverse proxy in Nginx configuration? How would I go about doing this? Thanks in advance...
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Establish connection with an IP camera behind a modem-router assigned with a private IP by Internet Service Provider?

Most solutions out there require the modem-router to have been assigned a public IP by the ISP. After which, one can access the IP camera via a portforward setting on the router. However, my ISP only ...
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Is my understanding of the WSGI path correct

My past web application experience is limited to a few Apache+PHP experiments. Starting from this background I've been reading up on using Python for REST services, and this is my current ...
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Apache proxy: Why is one vhost returning Forbidden while the other one works?

I have a Java application that needs to talk to another intranet website using HTTPS in both directions. After fighting with Java's SSL implementations for some time, I gave up on that, and have now ...
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Nginx Reverse Proxy Apache Benefits

Can anyone explain why putting up nginx and reverse proxying Apache is faster than just plain Apache? I've already moved all my static files to s3 (I heard nginx is better at handling static files), ...
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Port forwarding spotty through Arris TG862G/CT

I am set up with Xfinity using an Arris TG862G/CT as our modem/router device. I have set up port forwarding through the router and it mostly works except for two problems. Reverse proxies with ...
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access other computer's localhost on home network

I have a Chromebook with a Debian chroot command-line environment installed. From Debian, I run a http server (similar to Python's SimpleHTTPServer), and it works perfectly when I navigate to ...
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Using 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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How to Set Up Nginx as a Reverse Proxy

I am trying to set up nginx to behave as a reverse proxy listening on a subdomain we control. I have followed examples found online and they mostly work with one exception that isn't clear to me. ...
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Don't reverse-proxy robots.txt

I do not want to reverse-proxy robots.txt. How would I use a RewriteRule to redirect any request to the same robots.txt? For example, I want the RewriteRule to do this: ...
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Apache reverse proxy: no protocol handler

I am trying to configure a reverse proxy with apache, but I am getting a No protocol handler was valid for the URL error, which I do not understand. This is the relevant configuration of apache: ...
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Check local hosts file (Win7) and proxy.pac

I have two groups of computers at the school: 1) computer lab, and 2) anywhere else. These are all Windows 7 machines. Up to now, I've had two versions of the Window's hosts file depending on which ...
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Allow internet access to intranet only users using Nginx on Ubuntu

I need to allow some users who only have access to the intranet to access one specific internet site. I'm doing this by using Nginx as a reverse proxy. To test this, I would like to block all internet ...
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Port Routing/DNS for individual program

Problem: Flickr has closed its http api leaving an https only api. My favourite uploader is no longer maintained, so this change broke it. My current solution to this is to set up a reverse proxy ...
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How to make a local web server visible from the internet *without* setting up port forwarding on the router?

I develop websites on my (high-end) laptop, and I work from a variety of physical locations. I would like to save the hassle of constantly synchronizing with an externally visible web server in order ...
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Haproxy for SSH name based proxying

I have a host machine with several lxc containers. I am trying to give ssh access to containers directly based on domain names. For this I have tried setting up HAProxy. Could achieve this easily with ...
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Providing secure access of internal network to outsiders of internal network [closed]

How can we give secure access of our internal network to some one who is not in our internal network. What can be most secure way of doing that? We have created a java based webportal which is ...
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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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How to make nginx rewrite URIs in HTTP body content?

This is a follow-on to my earlier question on how to Make nginx reverse proxy 302 redirect to a URI sub-folder instead of root. I have an nginx proxy server that uses the rewrite and proxy_pass ...
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nginx pass filetype to backend server

I am trying to setup nginx to handle file uploads and pass the file information on to a backend server once done. I came across a post at https://coderwall.com/p/swgfvw that shows how to do this and I ...
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Apache as reverse proxy for multiple destinations and one default destination

Looking for help for the next Apache's reverse-proxy problem. have an Apache 2.4 on the localhost:80 (a.a.a.a:80) have 3 different web applications one runs on localhost:8000 (a.a.a.a:8000) two ...
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Apache configuration with proxy and location

I want to map these domains to these ports. How can I do it? http://test1.example.com/phpmyadmin/ example.com:80/phpmyadmin/ http://test1.example.com/app1/ example.com:8080/app1/ ...
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Apache / Nginx - Reverse Proxy and Kerberos Constrained Delegation

I am after a solution to replace Microsoft TMG, and i am hoping there is an open source route of acomplishing. Currently using TMG we are reverse proxying Web resources say for example sharepoint, ...
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Varnish not caching

I am running a web server on my rasberryPi and just managed to install varnish with this tutorial http://www.weedpi.com/how-to/install-va ... pberry-pi/ I went to this site ...
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Loop requests/data through IIS

I have a server running IIS on port 80 and lotus domino http server on some other port, let's say 85. Is there a way that upon all requests coming into IIS regarding any uri of the form ...
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Reverse Proxy to a URL

I have a Ubuntu 12.04.3 server set up acting as DNS server (BIND9), web server (Apache2) and a reverse proxy server (haproxy). My goal is to have haproxy redirect to some of the other servers on the ...
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How can some services apply HTTP proxy by modifying DNS server?

Some services, like ProxyDNS, provided a way to access region-restricted websites like Hulu. I believe this kind of services are based on HTTP proxy, when we accessing hulu.com, the HTTP proxy is ...
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Make nginx reverse proxy 302 redirect to a URI sub-folder instead of root

I have a web server on my LAN with the URL https://10.0.0.22 and I am trying to access it from the internet through an nginx reverse proxy with a URL like https://domain.com/my/web/app. The ...
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Apache ProxyPass/ProxyPassReverse is forwarding request instead of acting like a proxy

Not sure if this is the right stack exchange to post this. If there is a better place please redirect me - thanks. I enabled these lines in httpd.conf: LoadModule proxy_module modules/mod_proxy.so ...
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Reverse Proxy for domain-name

I'm trying to setup Apache as a reverse proxy for a domain-name. It should redirect to an application running on a Apache Tomcat server i'm using the following configuration: <VirtualHost ...
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How can I know if the website I am accessing is behind a reverse proxy?

A reverse proxy hides the existence of the origin server. How can I therefore tell if a web site is behind a reverse proxy? If I ping a website located behind a reverse proxy I will get the IP of ...
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squid as reverse proxy (newbie)

I would like to setup a reverse proxy in front of my virtual machines. All DNS records would point to the public IP where squid3 lives and squid would redirect the traffic according to the ...
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Redirecting WEB traffic from one url to another in Tomcat

How to forward a website running on example.com:8181(Tomcat Service) to myapp.example.com(In IIS) subdomain which is running on IIS 7 . If you could outline the specific steps I need to take I'd ...
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Configuring Reverse SSL to SSL Proxy (preferably using Squid or Apache)

I have been trying to get a reverse proxy up and running for the past few hours for an application that now needs to be accessed publicly. For security and provider-that-blocks-port-80 issues, the ...
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Reverse Proxy which allows connection limiting?

I'm looking for a reverse proxy which has a special feature: it must support configuring the maximum number of connections (to 1). The reason is that I have a legacy application which gets stuck if a ...
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Play! Framework: Apache mod_proxy occasionally delivers Proxy Error

The backend is a Play! Framework application. Proxy Error The proxy server received an invalid response from an upstream server. The proxy server could not handle the request GET ...
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Software to proxy socket connections across a TTY-like link

I'm looking for some software that can perform remote forwarding of socket connections across a TTY-style link. I have two machines, A and B. I have admin privileges on A, but not B, but on machine ...
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Reverse Proxy for TCP (RDP, VPN, etc) and HTTP

I have a domain that points to my ISP assigned IP though a CNAME (cname goes to my noip address incase my ISP decides to change the IP), I would like to route different subdomains to various IP:PORT ...
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How to access guest server from the web

Ok, here's what I want to do: I want to connect to a webserver running on a virtual machine. I have an Apache webserver running on my host machine: Windows Vista, which can be accessed from the web. ...
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Without NAT on IPv6, and only one DNS name, how do i talk to my servers?

Right now we own one domain name (e.g. superfault.com). From the internet i can connect to a variety of networked devices using that single DNS name: superfault.com ...
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Proxy Routing Software [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Force programs that do not specify proxy settings to use a proxy (ie: Steam) I am looking for a software which can route all outgoing/incoming requests through a proxy ...
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Instant reverse HTTP proxy from a Linux command-line

There is a nice trick to instantly serve contents of a current working directory by HTTP locally: $ python -m SimpleHTTPServer This command launches HTTP server at *:8000, serving $PWD contents. ...
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How to find out if a server is acting as a reverse proxy?

As far as I know some webhosting companies use reverse proxies as some sort of load balancer, so all the HTTP requests go to one one physical server, but behind this there are several other ...
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remote access to NAS services on subdomains

I've got a NAS that serves multiple services through multiple ports. System administration goes through 8080, bittorrent goes through port 9000, etc. When I'm a t home, I'd type the server's IP and ...
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Ssh: Windows host tunnel through a middle linux server to another linux host with limited ports

Addendum: I've seen question "Windows HTTP tunnel through 2 Linux hosts?" and trying to learn something about the answers. I learned. I will start giving my problem, and then talking a little ...