Bitbucket IIS reverse proxy 502 error

I want to test setting up a reverse proxy in a DMZ zone to the company's Bitbucket, Jira, and Confluence servers.  I am using IIS on Windows Server 2016 and this article:

I managed to get Jira and Confluence up and running just fine, even going so far as to add a second connector and turn it into an SSL reverse-proxy connection on each.

With bitbucket however, all I get is "502 invalid response from upstream content server" with just trying to proxy over HTTP per the article.  This is what my server.xml Connector is:

<Connector port="7990" protocol="HTTP/1.1"
compressableMimeType="text/html,text/xml,text/plain,text/css,application/json,application/javascript,application/x-javascript" /> is the base URL for the server

My best lead is the following error in the Tomcat logs, but I don't know how to address it: Broken pipe

Any advice on how to address the proxy 502 problem?


1 answer

0 vote

Hi! There are many things at play here, but have you had a look at this guide to see if it helps?

Btw, if you're setting up a proxy to listen on port 80 you should most definetly set the Base URL to be on and not on

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

Badges are a great way to show off community activity, whether you’re a newbie or a Champion.

Learn more
Community showcase
Published yesterday in Jira Software

How large do you think Jira Software can grow?

Hi Atlassian Community! My name is Shana, and I’m on the Jira Software team. One of the many reasons this Community exists is to connect you to others on similar product journeys or with comparabl...

150 views 4 7
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you