load balance and re-encrypt ssl

Maxim Dounin mdounin at mdounin.ru
Wed Sep 14 14:12:36 UTC 2011


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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