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Confluence in docker with nginx proxy

I'm trying to use the atlassian/confluence-server image to run confluence.  I want to use nginx as a reverse proxy so that it work with confluence.example.com

I have nginx configured, but what I'm having trouble with is the environment variables I need to specify in the docker-compose file to get it to work. 

Can somebody help?

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Hi! 

Could you clarify, please, nginx in docker or not ?

If not, when you run you can set host ip as upstream.

Because docker you run with mapping with some specific port, I hope

docker run -v /data/your-confluence-home:/var/atlassian/application-data/confluence --name="confluence" -d -p 8090:8090 -p 8091:8091 atlassian/confluence-server

 Cheers,

Gonchik

nginx IS also running in a container.

good.

 

Now nginx - work for confluence.example.com where upstream is http://192.168.1.102:8090 , 

1. ATL is correct. 

2. Base URL - confluence.example.com

Ok, I understand I have to set the Base URL, but I'm not sure where to do it.  The documentation doesn't mention that environment variable.

So, here's what I had to do to fix this.

1. I needed to set ATL_PROXY_NAME=confluence.example.com

2. I needed to set ATL_PROXY_PORT=443 (ssl is handled at the proxy level)

3. I needed to set ATL_TOMCAT_SCHEME=https

I had to muddle my way through the UI, removing the :8090 from the address at each click and change the Server Base URL to https://confluence.example.com

Everything is finally working.  Thanks so much for your help Gonchik! 

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You are welcome!

I should say, it "mostly" works.  When I hit confluence.example.com, I'm redirected to confluence.example.com:8090/...

If I remove the :8090, I get the confluence login page.  I have to keep removing the :8090 from the url.

Then, I see the error:

Confluence's base URL is set to http://192.168.1.102:8090 but you are accessing from https://confluence.example.com

Aha, let's proxy name in server.xml :) and rerun docker :)

Looking at the instructions here: https://hub.docker.com/r/atlassian/confluence-server

I've set the ATL_PROXY_NAME variable to confluence.example.com

version: "2"
services:
confluence:
container_name: confluence
image: atlassian/confluence-server
restart: unless-stopped
ports:
- 8090:8090
- 8091:8091
volumes:
- /opt/confluence/data:/var/atlassian/application-data/confluence
environment:
- ATL_PROXY_NAME=confluence.example.com

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