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Confluence editing over ssh port forwarding

I am using Confluence 6.14.1 over ssh port forwarding (ssh -L 9001:confserver:8090 host), where "host" and "confserver" are in the same network, but my localhost can only connect via ssh to host.

I have added a rewrite rule in my browser to map http://confserver:8090 to http://localhost:9001.

This works for logging in and browsing, but not when trying to edit a page.

When trying to edit, I get a popup message telling the page takes too long to open, and an icon that spins indefinitely.  An example of URL I get at that point is:

http://localhost:9001/pages/resumedraft.action?draftId=40009939&draftShareId=326eb62d-55ac-4d09-b934-b1945a58f1d6&

Is there something else that I can do to get editing to work over ssh port forwarding?

Seems to be very close to working...

Regards,

Daniel Villeneuve

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I suspect you'll need to forward the ports for Synchrony as well as Confluence

https://confluence.atlassian.com/doc/possible-confluence-and-synchrony-configurations-958779064.html is a guide to proxying with Synchrony, so not directly of any use to you, but it does explain the architecture and should help you work out what you need to do to use Synchrony.

Or, you could disable collaborative editing - the basic editor does not need any extra connection.

Ok, thanks.  I will read this and discuss with our admin.

Experiments will have to wait to January.  I'll report my findings.

We've just tested by disabling collaborative edit, and ssh forward works like a charm.

Thanks for pointing us in the right direction.

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