pass https requests to backend servers
al-nginx at none.at
Fri Jul 16 11:12:47 MSD 2010
On Don 15.07.2010 17:11, Sjaak Pieterse wrote:
>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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