Confluence NGINX Proxy SSL

Hello All,

I just wondered if anyone could provide a simple guide for setting up confluence to run with an NGINX reverse proxy. Either NGINX accepting SSL connections and sending them to confluence as http or https.

Regards,

Karl

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Timothy Chin Community Champion Sep 07, 2014
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Assuming you already has Confluence and nginx working, and you just need to connect them:

confluence initial URL:  http://my.server.info:8090

you want to use:  https://my.server.info/wiki

 

on confluence server.xml file:

 

 

        <Connector port="8090" connectionTimeout="20000" redirectPort="8443"
                maxThreads="200" minSpareThreads="10"
                enableLookups="false" acceptCount="10" debug="0" URIEncoding="UTF-8"
                proxyName="my.server.info" proxyPort="80"
               ...

                <Context path="/wiki" docBase="../confluence" debug="0" reloadable="true">

...

on /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/default:

server {
    ...
    listen 443 ssl;
    ...
    server_name my.server.info;
    ...
    ssl_certificate /etc/nginx/ssl/apache.crt;
    ssl_certificate_key /etc/nginx/ssl/apache.key;
    ...
    location /wiki {
        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_pass http://localhost:8090/wiki;
    }
...
}

Restart Confluence; then, restart nginx, and give it a try. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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