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Nginx : Reverse Proxy Settings#1
2016/07/07
 
Configure Nginx for Reverse Proxy Settings.
[1] For exmaple, Configure that HTTP connection to Nginx on port 80 are forwarded to the backend Apache httpd server.
root@www:~#
vi /etc/nginx/sites-available/default
# add into "server" section

    server {
        listen      80 default_server;
        listen      [::]:80 default_server;
        server_name www.srv.world;

        proxy_redirect           off;
        proxy_set_header         X-Real-IP $remote_addr;
        proxy_set_header         X-Forwarded-For $proxy_add_x_forwarded_for;
        proxy_set_header         Host $http_host;

        location / {
            proxy_pass http://dlp.srv.world/;
        }
    }

root@www:~#
systemctl restart nginx

[2] Change Apache2 settings on Backends to logging X-Forwarded-For header.
root@dlp:~#
a2enmod remoteip

Enabling module remoteip.
To activate the new configuration, you need to run:
  service apache2 restart

root@dlp:~#
vi /etc/apache2/apache2.conf
# line 206-209: change like follows

# set IP of Nginx server for RemoteIPInternalProxy

RemoteIPHeader X-Forwarded-For
RemoteIPInternalProxy 10.0.0.31

LogFormat "%v:%p
%a
%l %u %t \"%r\" %>s %O \"%{Referer}i\" \"%{User-Agent}i\"" vhost_combined
LogFormat "
%a
%l %u %t \"%r\" %>s %O \"%{Referer}i\" \"%{User-Agent}i\"" combined
root@dlp:~#
systemctl restart apache2

[3] Make sure all works fine to access to the Nginx server from a Client with HTTP like follows.
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