Nginx as Reverse Proxy for Tomcat + SSL

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Thu Nov 19 14:27:08 MSK 2009


On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 06:02:20AM -0500, himesh wrote:

> Hey guys,
> I am totally new to Nginx, I need some advice with my reverse proxy setup.
>   This is what i am trying to set up.      Client<========>| Nginx (reverse proxy)|<========>Tomcat         It has to be secure i.e SSL , a must.          
> My questions are 
> 1) Can I have the SSL connection between the client and Nginx ( ssl terminating at nginx) and then unencrypted from Nginx to Tomcat.


> 2) Can I have SSL communication between the Client and Tomcat, throught Nginx ( using the certificate in Tomcat, none in Nginx )


> 3) Can I have an SSL from Client to Nginx and another between Nginx and Tomcat .


Maxim Dounin

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