Encrypting traffic between Nginx and App Server backend (via FastCGI)

Some Developer someukdeveloper at gmail.com
Tue Oct 16 10:44:14 UTC 2012

On 16/10/2012 10:31, Edho Arief wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 3:58 PM, Some Developer
> <someukdeveloper at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I was wondering if it was possible to encrypt traffic between an Nginx front
>> end and an app server back end? I have a Django application running and can
>> have the traffic between the Django app and the database encrypted using SSL
>> and can have traffic from the internet at large and Nginx encrypted also
>> using SSL but I need to have the traffic between the Nginx server and the
>> Django app server encrypted as well. Is there a method to accomplish this?
> I know two methods
> 1. nginx on django end with ssl setup
> 2. stunnel or similar

stunnel looks good. Thanks.

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