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Caddy error on https://127.0.0.1/ or sub1.localhost

So, I have this Caddyfile { local_certs debug } * { respond "Hello, Default! {host}" } and this docker-compose.yml version: "3.7" services: caddy: image: caddy ...
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Display a Wordpress website on a subdirectory of a Drupal website

My company's website is on Drupal. Let's say the website domain is blue.com We just acquired another company "Acme" and their website is on Wordpress, and it HAS to stay on Wordpress. -We ...
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Is a zero trust https reverse proxy possible? [closed]

I have a small home server and I'm currently just pointing my domain to my static IP address but I'd like to stop doing that but without the use of current reverse proxy services as I don't like them. ...
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In an apache reverse proxy config, for the max attempts, do balancers count as workers?

Within the ProxyPass directive is a table titled Balancer parameters and it has a row called maxattempts. The default is as follows: One less than the number of workers, or 1 with a single worker. ...
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Functional difference between proxypass and proxypassreverse in Apache

The official document states that: The ProxyPass configures the server to fetch the appropriate documents, while the ProxyPassReverse directive rewrites redirects originating at internal.example.com ...
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Apache2 Only Showing Default Page/Unlimited Redirects

I am using a reverse proxy to show my bitwarden site. Here is the .conf in my sites enabled: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName bitwarden.example.com Redirect "/" "...
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Reverse proxy SSL with Nginx, do I need a wildcard or a separate cert for every host?

I have Nginx setup and successfully serving SSL to example.com using certbot/letsencrypt. But when I try to reverse proxy to a local machine I get NET::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID. Here's the ...
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I need some help modifying a url going through an apache Reverse Proxy [closed]

I inherited this system from my retired coworker who inherited it from the person who set it up, so my knowledge of reverse proxies is pretty bad. Here is the situation... We are upgrading a system ...
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Do I need to buy a domain for each sub domain I want to use with nginx?

I want to set up an nginx server on a vps to reverse proxy to some Minecraft servers that I am hosting and running locally on my home IP. I understand I will need to buy an A record for my domain(I ...
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Is it possible to detect that site is using reverse proxy?

If one will reverse proxy a site (copy) - how would one know its reverse proxied and not a real site? Is there a simple method to detect without content plagiarism tools etc?
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Apache proxy, ws vs. wss and https

O-tree is a web-based software that uses websockets. I have it working on http://server.example:81 and I want it to be in https://server.example. It almost works with <Location /> ...
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Apache2 Reverse Proxy only showing default page

I'm completely new to Apache. I have a Django backend that serves as an API and a SvelteKit frontend. Django runs on 0.0.0.0:8000 and SvelteKit on 0.0.0.0:3000. I'm trying to setup Apache so it uses ...
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How do I redirect a subdomain blog to a subfolder without .htaccess?

I currently have a blog hosted with Squarespace on a subdomain, let's call it blog.example.com. I have my storefront hosted separately on www.example.com. My blog receives a good amount of traffic, ...
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nginx how to configure nginx to nevigate to a subpage for reactjs app

I have following nginx setup where I used proxy configuration to redirect my landing page (built with reactjs) to my domain, say (www.example.com), here is my nginx configuration server { listen 80; ...
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Cloudflare plus Nginx plus Tomcat - is Nginx redundant?

With my past project, I have Nginx serving static files as well as being a reverse proxy for Tomcat (backend written in Java). There was no Cloudflare or other CDN. With my current project, I have ...
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How can I make a URL on one domain "front" content from another domain?

Let's say I have name.example.com and example.com set up using different CMS's I would like name.example.com/supercool-landing-page to resolve as (www.)example.com In other words, when you visit (www.)...
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Nginx reverse proxy into external cPanel server results in an error

I am trying to reverse proxy into a cPanel account by attempting to use the following Nginx configuration (123.123.123.123 is the cPanel IP), but I'm getting an error: ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS server { ...
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How do i setup a simple smart dns proxy service using nginx? [closed]

I have trying to setup a smart dns proxy service using nginx reverse proxy mode. its ok with http sites but i have issues with https sites. when i want to open https sites via my proxy i got following ...
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Redirect requests on alternate port for Apache virtual host

I have Apache server where I make my LoadBalancer for my application sereres through proxy and balancermember. Some of my clients come from legacy access, they use a port in the URL example.com:2030 ...
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Show contents of a basic authentication login-protected site on my site with a proxy

I administer website A that provides information for a number of users. Website B is an external website containing information that I would like to provide to the users of site A. Login credentials ...
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What is a "reverse proxy" in webmastering?

I understand that in computing, the word "proxy" means "medium" or entity Y that mediates between entity X to entity Z. I have often heard on sysadmins using the webserver software ...
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Prevent attackers from seeing the real IP address behind a Cloudflare proxy

How do I prevent attackers from discovering my real hosting IP (where I'm hosting my website) that is hidden behind CloudFlare Proxy?
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Can a reverse-proxied Facebook in an IFRAME access the other logged-in Facebook's in other windows and IFRAMEs?

We have set up a reverse proxy to Facebook. We wound up another subdomain on our server and pointed it at https://www.facebook.com using the following web.config. (Redacted slightly for security's ...
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Where in the path may I put the language identifier?

My organization has an SEO Auditor telling us that we need to create subdirectories for languages that we support on our website. That requirement is fine. Our organization's site is comprised of a ...
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nginx location proxy pass forwarding to root URL rather than subdirectory

I am using Nginx as a proxy, example.com is my outward-facing web server with SSL enabled I want traffic coming under https://example.com/gibberish/ to be forwarded under http://localhost:8080/...
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How to direct Apache2 HTTPS sub-directory request to HTTP app server on another port?

for complete Apache newbie, I have NextCloud and Monitorix running on my local server https://192.168.1.2/nextcloud http://192.168.1.2:8080/monitorix and I would like to cover it via SSL, something ...
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Where To Configure SSL On Nginx Reverse Proxy or on Apache2 on Ubuntu 18.04 Server?

My question is about SSL/TLS. I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 server with: Apache2 serving 3 public domains on 1 public IP. On the same server I'm running: Nginx and will configure as a reverse ...
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Reverse-proxy to hide iframe origin. How does that work?

Somebody told me to use a reverse proxy to make iframe content relevant for the website embedding it. But I can't get my head around how would that work? As I understand it, I would need a reverse ...
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cPanel powered site is not accessible via IP address by my reverse proxy (it gives a 404 error)

I'm paying for a hosting service which uses cPanel, and a domain name. Originally, my domain name pointed straight to the hosting service (as is the default). A new layer I'm adding is a reverse ...
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Proxy a domain from one server to another and retain domain name

I have a single external address that points to a server that is serving multiple domains using virtual hosts. I would like to serve one of the virtual hosts on a new physical machine and am trying to ...
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Why does everyone prefer SSL Offloading?

I started to setup a Reverse Proxy on Windows Server 2012 R2 with IIS and the AAR module installed (but purely as a Reverse Proxy without load balancing). It was relatively easy to setup a URL Rewrite ...
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Nginx reverse proxy 404 multiple apps [closed]

I'm configuring nginx reverse proxy functionality. It's not working for apps as written below. I'll give you an example of /hbase/. When I enter url /hbase/ in browser, I get 404 it redirects to /...
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How are hyperlinks changed with nginx's proxy_pass?

When using nginx as a reverse proxy with proxy_pass, which also provides SSL, it appears that most upstream web servers don't even need to know that they are behind a reverse proxy, or that they are ...
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How to turn off Apache proxy HTML correction

I'm using Apache proxy to access a web application on a VM. The proxy configuration works great, no issues. However, a side effect I see is that the Apache proxy "fixes" HTML that is being proxied. ...
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Nginx reverse proxy appends container port

We have a Kubernetes cluster where we expose an internal service with Nginx. Note that we are not using an ingress resource, but instead deploy an Nginx controller which is bound to an external IP ...
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Mod Rewrite proxy to different backend hosts

I have a virtual host with multiple ServerAlias host1.example.com host02.example.com etc. I match the same pattern and based on ServerAlias I want to proxy them to different backend hosts. What I ...
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HTTPS proxy in Apache without certificates

The TLS handshake initiation contains the requested domain in cleartext, to allow a server to select the correct certificate. Therefore, the server should be able to proxy the handshake, and all ...
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Nginx fails to start HTTP/2 server due to error: unknown log format

In our hosting server from the Plesk cpanel, Nginx is configured to work as a reverse proxy engine. As I need to enable HTTP/2 that can speed up the loading time of Plesk and hosted websites. ...
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How to run multiple Node.js sites (apps/servers) with separate SSL cert's, on a single IP address?

The desired scenario is as the title suggests: Multiple Node.js servers/apps/websites, on separate domains, each with own SSL certificate, on a single server with a single IP address. So far I have ...
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Show content from a back end server on another host in a Wordpress sub directory without changing the URL

We currently have a bunch of ASP.NET applications which are all accessible through one domain. So www.example.com connects to the main website. www.example.com/documents is a separate application ...
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How does proxy work in Virtualmin, and can I forward whatever.domain.example to an internal ip address with a different port?

In Virtualmin, I've read that you can set up a proxy website under a subdomain. All traffic on port 80 hits Apache where there are multiple virtual servers sharing the internal server IP. I have a ...
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VPS with single IP and nginx reverse proxy

I have a VPS with a single IP assigned to it. I am going to set up an nginx reverse proxy to hopefully serve a number of websites from the same server. As far as I understand, I can have various ...
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Append basic authentication header NGINX to existing authentication header of upstream application

Assume the following setup: The NGINX reverse proxy is asking for basic authentication (which is a good habit when you expose things on the internet). Basic authentication uses the Authorization ...
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How to set up a reverse proxy on an SSL subdirectory from another server?

Setup is as follows: Our agency's client's domain is https://www.example.com (with SSL certificate from Amazon) They have NGINX severs, and manage their own hosting They want us to build a few simple ...
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Is it good to crawl metadata via proxy for several bot engines?

I am new to AngularJS and due to some technical issues or maybe I'm just not aware of the right way, I am facing SEO related issues. So at the moment I plant a proxy server running behind the main ...
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How do I use URL redirection with reverse proxy?

My requirement is to redirect the URL, which is running on port 80 with reverse proxy. I guess I would have to use URL redirection, reverse proxy together. There is already a web-domain active like : ...
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Apache Reverse Proxy Rewrite Remote_User

Running httpd 2.4.6 on CentOS 7 as a reverse proxy for Splunk with SSO. This works with no proxying: RewriteCond %{LA-U:REMOTE_USER} "user" [NC] RewriteRule ^.*$ - [F,L] The above does NOT work ...
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Reverse Proxy: serve file from local filesystem if it exists [closed]

Imagine the following situation: I have a distant server for a website. And I have local servers with a reverse proxy where large files (like videos) are uploaded at off-peak time. Now I want the ...
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Get real user IP behind two reverse proxies

This is my environment setup: Server A hosts the site (Nginx + PHP-FPM + Wordpress) Server B is Nginx reverse proxy for server A Cloudflare reverse proxy is on top of all. Therefore, user request ...
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CGI with Reverse Proxy Settings (Apache)

I have two VMs running two webapps. We want to use example.com/foo for accessing VM1, and example.com/bar for accessing VM2. For both VMs I need to call a cgi script for downloading. So I have ...
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