How can I get my firewall to port forward traffic that is comming into different domain to different servers.

So I have two web servers. Each one hosts different domains on different servers/IP:


If a request come in on port 80, all traffic goes to

I would like have port 80 traffic split based on the destination domain. A request for first.domain1.com should go to and a request for second.domain2.com should go to

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Shorewall (more specifically, iptables) works in the transport layer and is not suitable for making decisions based on application layer HTTP information. What you want is a reverse proxy server. nginx is a good option.

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