Upstream to both https or http
mat999 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 17 16:18:20 MSD 2011
huge overhead in the handshaking and encryption to the backend.
On Sun, Apr 17, 2011 at 10:17 PM, Peter Portante <peter.a.portante at gmail.com
> Can somebody explain more about why you are "not supposed to" proxy to
> https backend?
> Are you saying because it does not buy you anything since Nginx terminates
> the SSL protocol?
> On Sun, Apr 17, 2011 at 3:39 AM, Edho P Arief <edhoprima at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Apr 17, 2011 at 2:24 PM, speedfirst <nginx-forum at nginx.us> wrote:
>> > I have this requirement. I want to use nginx as the reverse proxy, which
>> > listen on address A and forward the request to the backend server with
>> > address B. However, if B is down, I want the request to be sent to
>> > address C. The question is, address B is https and address C is http.
>> > But for the argument of proxy_pass module, I can only write one prefix
>> > (either "http" or "https").
>> you're not supposed to proxy to https backend. And I don't know how
>> mixed environment like that would work anyway. If the client isn't
>> using SSL then what's the point. But then if it's SSL then who
>> supposed to give out the certificate.
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