pass https requests to backend servers
sjaak23 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 15 19:11:41 MSD 2010
it's to bad that it is not possible.
but when the traffic between the LB en backend is also encrypted is'nt it a
double burden for the LB server?
2010/7/15 Aleksandar Lazic <al-nginx at none.at>
> Dear Sjaak,
> On Don 15.07.2010 16:07, Sjaak Pieterse wrote:
>> here at our company we are setting up an nginx loadbalancer before a
>> couple of webservers(2 tomcat/ 2 iis).
>> The problem that we walk in to is that we want to do the ssl handling
>> on the backend servers.
>> we know how to do it on the nginx server but is it possible for nginx
>> to pass trough all the ssl requests to the backend without handling
> Afaik no.
> You will need some tcp loadbalancer (=haproxy) for this.
> You can talk with the backend https if you want to encrypt the
> communication between frontend and backend.
> proxy_pass https://...
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