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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How do I use allow/deny in conjunction with set_real_ip_from?

My nginx backend server should only accept requests from my frontend, 1.2.3.4. However, I also want nginx to log the correct IP address, so I use set_real_ip_from. But by doing this, the allow rule in ...
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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 to fix unknown directive error in nginx?

I'm currently getting the following error with nginx: $ sudo nginx -t nginx: [emerg] unknown directive "sd#" in /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/default.save:27 nginx: configuration file ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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FTP Reverse Proxy for Blue-Green Deployment

My company wants to implement Blue-Green Deployment. This is how it's supposed to work: we have a stage server and a production server. Both servers serve different versions of our website and also ...
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How can I proxy without context path?

I have been using apache/sonar like this. <Proxy http://localhost:7070/sonar*> Order deny,allow Allow from all </Proxy> ProxyPass /sonar ...
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configuring squid reverse proxy

I want to configure reverse proxy by Squid. I edited squid.config but it doesn't work # TAG: http_access http_access allow all http_access allow localhost http_access deny all # TAG: http_port ...
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Squid3 Reverse Proxy - Force Cache and Suppress Version

I have been using pfSense for about 2 years now and I love it. One of my favorite features has come to be Squid2 and Squid3. Right now I am using Squid3 to run both proxy and reverse proxy. There are ...
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Can we do ProxyTunnel and redirect to a different port?

Learn from internet that we can tunnel SSH over HTTP(s) [reference1] [reference2] Once apache server is setup <VirtualHost _default_:80> ProxyRequests on ProxyVia block ...
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Can proxytunnel understand apache reverse proxy?

I'm trying to use the proxytunnel function in parallel with Apache mod_proxy for a SSH tunnel through HTTP. Here is my setup: GOAL: ssh from gateway to destination using proxy bypass CURRENT ...
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Apache reverse-proxy application

I have a reverse proxy configured to access an internal app from an external one. The internal application is accessed by passing an encrypted parameter: the user's ID. Now my requirement is the ...
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Reverse Proxy or other solution for IoT remote access

For my home security/automation installation business, I am trying to develop a solution for providing remote access to "internet of things" or "smart" devices. Basically, we have these smart devices ...
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Can't get nginx as a proxy server working

I'm trying to setup my home server to send requests for certain domain names to other computers on my home network (I only have one IP address.) I'm using Nginx to do this, but I'm not having any ...
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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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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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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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Display window remotely

What i need is a stealth way to run a GUI application on a host computer, but have it display on another computer, like in Display Windows application via SSH X11 on Linux. It does not have to be ...
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Can squid be used to reverse proxy from LAN to LAN?

I know that traditionally squid can reverse proxy from WAN to LAN, so that one server on my LAN can have multiple webservers accessible from WAN by hostname (server1.mydomain.com, ...
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How to forward CORS requests in Nginx to different handlers

I have a setup as shown below: I make a AJAX request to /handler_1 eg. /handler_1?q=abcd. If this handler gives a HTTP 500 then redirect to /handler_2 with /handler_2?q=abcd and return the response ...
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Make HTTP Call from inside http.conf

I use Apache as reverse proxy to a downstream web server X that requires some headers such as Authorization (basic auth). I have an upstream system Y that needs to call X via my reverse proxy. The ...
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Apache ReverseProxy Multiple Servers

I am trying to use Apache as a reverse-proxy for two web applications I have running as separate web-servers. I tried doing this using ProxyPass and ProxyPassReverse: ProxyRequests On ProxyVia On ...
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Apache reverse proxy OpenVPN-AS

I have ubuntu server setup with openvpn-access server and apache. I have reverse proxy working for most things I need access to but I cant figure out how to set it up for the connect/admin page of ...
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When do Web Application Proxy servers need to join a domain?

We are looking at deploying Office 365 as well as exposing consumable end points for relying parties to authenticate. With that, ADFS is being deployed in Azure with domain controllers. AD Sync has ...
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deleGate as reverse proxy from HTTPS to HTTP

I use stunnel4 for proxying HTTPS requests from port:8117 to HTTP server in port:8017 with this config file [myservice] sslVersion = all cert = /home/sslCert/cert1.chained.crt key = ...
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Configure nginx to forward SSL to Apache

I'm trying to configure NGINX as a reverse proxy for Apache, and I want Apache to handle the SSL part of things, but I keep getting 204 (no content). Here are my configuration files so far: ...
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Apache Reverse Proxy and Dynamic Virtual Hosts at the same time

I'm currently using a Dynamic Virtual Hosts with mod_vhost_alias based config on my Apache 2.4 server based on the explanation showed here. I'm using this configuration in order to redirect a large ...
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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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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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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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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 ...