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NGINX Reverse Proxy keeps giving 504 error

I tried to set up Bitbucket Server, and I successfully did. However, when I tried to put it behind an Nginx reverse proxy, I kept getting a 504 Gateway Time-out error.

My file:


My Nginx conf file:

server {
listen 80;

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 off;

Would anyone have any idea on how to fix this?

1 answer

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Hi Luna,

My hunch is that nginx is being redirected by Bitbucket Server and thus fails.

Try changing the file as follows:



This is based on the fact that there seems to be no SSL configuration in your nginx config and thus it won't listen on port 443.

Restart Bitbucket Server and see if that helps.



Premier Support Engineer


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