Bitbucket fails to authenticate with reverse proxy Edited

Hello,

I followed the documentation for using NGINX to reverse proxy to port 80 https://confluence.atlassian.com/bitbucketserver/securing-bitbucket-server-behind-nginx-using-ssl-776640112.html

I was able to get the server up and listening on desired FQDN but was not able to login to the bitbucket.

Directoy - BitBucket Internal Directory

 

Nginx Config - 

user nginx;
worker_processes auto;
error_log /var/log/nginx/error.log;
pid /var/run/nginx.pid;

events {
worker_connections 1024;
}

http{
access_log /var/log/nginx/access.log;
server {
listen 80;
server_name X.X.com;

#ssl on;
#ssl_certificate <path/to/your/certificate>;
#ssl_certificate_key <path/to/your/certificate/key>;
#ssl_session_timeout 5m;
#ssl_protocols TLSv1 TLSv1.1 TLSv1.2;
#ssl_ciphers HIGH:!aNULL:!MD5;
#ssl_prefer_server_ciphers on;

location /bitbucket {
client_max_body_size 100m;
proxy_pass http://X.X.X.X: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 off;
port_in_redirect off;
proxy_redirect http://X.X.X.X:7990/ /bitbucket;
proxy_connect_timeout 300;
}
}
}

 

and the config under bitbucket.properties

 

server.port=7990
server.secure=true
server.scheme=http
server.proxy-port=80
server.proxy-name=bitbucket.ottonet.local
server.context-path=/bitbucket

 

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Jeff Thomas Atlassian Team Aug 22, 2017

What specifically happens when you try to login?

There are a few items that are different in the nginx configuration from the documentation that's link that might fix the issues you're running into.

"proxy_redirect off;" is commented out, is this for a specific reason?

"server.secure=true" should be set to false or removed since you're not terminating SSL in nginx. Bitbucket Server will need to be restarted for this to take.

In my nginx configuration, I have the following configuration:

 location /bitbucket {
proxy_pass http://192.168.5.10:7990/bitbucket;
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 off;
}

Note that I have "/bitbucket" in both the location and proxy_pass. Can you try a more simple configuration like the above and see if it helps in addition to the other changes? 

Awesome. Thanks so much!

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