502 proxy error when trying to login confluence 5.8.4

HI ,

Proxy Error

The proxy server received an invalid response from an upstream server.
The proxy server could not handle the request GET /login.action.

Reason: Error reading from remote server


Apache/2.2.15 (CentOS) Server at <hostname> Port 86Please advise,vinay

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Hi Vinay, 


The error 502 means The server is currently unavailable (because it is overloaded or down for maintenance). Generally, this is a temporary state. 

I recommend you to check your Confluence connections. Looks like your proxy is trying to communicate to Confluence, but Confluence is too busy to reply. 


These links can be useful:





Renato Rudnicki

Hi Renato Rudnicki, Services and ports are running fine. No issues with server. Listen 85 Listen 86 NameVirtualHost *:85 <VirtualHost *:85> ServerName calmacprod.cigniti.com ProxyRequests Off ProxyPreserveHost On <Proxy *> Order allow,deny Allow from all </Proxy>. vinay

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