Provide site-specific SSL cert on behalf of clients

urschrei nginx-forum at
Wed May 25 14:46:17 MSD 2011

> nginx as a client does not currently support a
> client certificate
> when it proxies a request to HTTPS backend (B).
> However, I do not see
> any security advantage when many clients look like
> one for backend B.

Thanks for clearing up the confusion. In this case, there would be no
security advantage even if the cert were individually installed, since
the same cert is issued to each client in the organisation, so whether
the cert is proxied or not really makes no difference.

Posted at Nginx Forum:,200521,200678#msg-200678

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