nginx with ssl as reverse proxy

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Wed Mar 15 11:21:16 UTC 2017


On Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 09:16:49AM +0200, Ran Shalit wrote:

> Hello,
> I have followed the article which explains how to configure nginx with
> ssl as reverse proxy for Jenkins:
> Yet, I don't understand one thing,
> The ssl key is configured only for nginx:
> client ------- nginx proxy ----Jenkins server
>                      <ssl key>
> Doesn't Jenkins server need to be provided with keys too  ?

In the article in question nginx speaks to Jenkins via http (not 
https), so there is no need to configure SSL certificates/keys on 

Maxim Dounin

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