Bitbucket: Base URL Mismatch

I have Bitbucket 4.12.0 running fine without SSL.  I've now put it behind an Nginx reverse proxy and followed the instructions.  Here's my BITBUCKET_HOME/shared/ server section:


server.proxy-name matches that in the admin baseUrl settings.

The nginx config is this:

server {
    listen 80;

    location / {
        return 301 https://$host$request_uri;

server {

    listen 443 ssl;

    ssl on;
    ssl_certificate "/etc/certs/";
    ssl_certificate_key "/etc/certs/";
    ssl_protocols TLSv1 TLSv1.1 TLSv1.2;
    ssl_prefer_server_ciphers on;
    #ssl_ecdh_curve secp384r1;
    ssl_session_timeout 1d;
    ssl_session_cache shared:SSL:10m;
    ssl_session_tickets off;
    ssl_stapling on;
    ssl_stapling_verify on;

    location / {
        proxy_pass          http://localhost:7990;
        proxy_set_header    X-Forwarded-Host $host;
        proxy_set_header    X-Forwarded-Server $host;
        proxy_set_header    X-Forwarded-For $proxy_add_x_forwarded_for;
        proxy_set_header    X-Real-IP $remote_addr;

      proxy_redirect      http://localhost:7990;
#       proxy_redirect  off;

Setting proxy_redirect off; causes a failure to subit forms on the site (as .  The line that is in does not.

Despite all this, the BitBucket icon at top left still inks to http://localhost:7990  and I get the red banner at the top with the 'You are accessing Bitbucket from a URL that does not match the configured base URL. You may want to change it.' message.

The instructions are slightly confusing, as I was expecting to have to have a server.xml file, but replacing the with server.xml meant bitbucket wouldn't even start.

I can see that this sort of question has been asked before, but nothing I've seen so far has helped.


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Ben Stuart Atlassian Team Jan 25, 2018

Hey Ashley, It looks like you're using the instructions for Bitbucket 5.0+ after we switched to Spring Boot. For 4.12 you should still be using the server.xml per our instruction here:

Give that a try and hopefully it works. :)

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