Nginx Sample Config of HTTP and LDAPS Reverse Proxy


Nginx is a great tool for load balance, reverse proxy and more if you know Lua scripts (check out OpenResty if you are interested). Besides HTTP, Nginx can do TCP and UDP proxy as well. Here is a sample config for https > http, ldaps > ldap proxy. https://gist.github.com/jc1518/35cb055bf779f1a70a5fc6e72637407a

HTTP Code 499


Http status code 499 is a non-standard status code introduced by nginx for the case when a client closes the connection while nginx is processing the request. I just encountered the 499 code in the nginx log a couple days ago. The reason of that is I wrote a Ajax to make a API call to the … Continue reading HTTP Code 499

AWS API Gateway behind Nginx


If you happen to have a Nginx upstream using AWS API Gateway, and gets this error 'SSL_do_handshake() failed (SSL: error:14077410:SSL routines:SSL23_GET_SERVER_HELLO:sslv3 alert handshake failure) while SSL handshaking to upstream' Here is the fix - you need to add 'proxy_ssl_server_name on;' in your nginx.conf. The directive is only available since version 1.7.0. Reference: proxy_ssl_server_name Syntax: proxy_ssl_server_name … Continue reading AWS API Gateway behind Nginx