Your opinion about a corporate proxy server to reach the magazine's website from everywhere

Saint Michael venefax at
Sun Mar 12 21:56:08 UTC 2023

Performance is poor at best.
Please check an identical arrangement at
And if the magazine uses Cloudflare, your proxy will be blocked.
I haven't been able to defeat Cloudflare.

On Sun, Mar 12, 2023 at 5:05 PM Payam Chychi <pchychi at> wrote:

> Can’t comment on what’s best for your company.
> If you plan to do what you described, sounds like a reasonable plan,
> though many others exist.
> You can do this using nginx + vouch to hook into an idp like Okta, and
> introduce an identity layer into your connection to secure authentication
> and authorization up.
> Ldap over internet is a horrible idea.
> Good luck,
> Payam
> On Sun, Mar 12, 2023 at 12:43 PM Mauro Tridici <mauro.tridici at>
> wrote:
>> Dear users,
>> I am a newbie and would like to know your opinion about a request I
>> received at work.
>> I will try to describe the problem.
>> The company at which I work has several locations located within the same
>> country. The company has subscribed to an online magazine that can be
>> accessed after providing the public IP with which the various locations
>> face the public network.
>> Instead of providing the various public IP addresses related to each of
>> the different locations, my boss proposed to set up a proxy server at the
>> main work location and ask all users in the company to use that proxy to
>> reach the magazine's site.
>> In this way, even company users working from home can reach the
>> magazine's website.
>> Following are some questions:
>> - In your opinion, is this a suggested or recommended solution?
>> - if such a solution falls within best practices, could you point me to
>> some links where examples of configurations are given?
>> - from the point of view of network security, it doesn't seem to me to be
>> very secure and I think that, for each of the users, we should create
>> credentials for access to the proxy server (e.g. through an integration
>> with the LDAP server), what do you think?
>> I thank you in advance,
>> Mauro
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