load balance and re-encrypt ssl

Andrew Hester Andrew.Hester at mouser.com
Wed Sep 14 14:21:12 UTC 2011

I guess I assumed that this would just pass this through at the tcp level.   Thanks for the help!


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From: nginx-bounces at nginx.org [mailto:nginx-bounces at nginx.org] On Behalf Of Maxim Dounin
Sent: Wednesday, September 14, 2011 9:13 AM
To: nginx at nginx.org
Subject: Re: load balance and re-encrypt ssl


On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 08:55:07AM -0500, Andrew Hester wrote:

> I have been looking through the docs and have found that nginx will
> load balance ssl if the cert is setup correctly.  Is there an option
> to have it re-encrypt before sending to the web servers?  What have
> others done to encrypt the traffic to their
> webservers (if not through nginx)?   I will be load balancing in
> front of IIS.
> Decrypting and sending to the webservers in plain text is not an
> option in my mind.

proxy_pass https://...

Maxim Dounin

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