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Oracle iPlanet Web Proxy Server: Is it possible to configure a Reverse Proxy and SSL Tunnel? (Doc ID 1008810.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 10, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle iPlanet Web Proxy Server - Version 4.0 and later
All Platforms


Can I configure a reverse Proxy Server that uses SSL tunneling?

There are 3 possible ways a secure reverse proxy can be set up, but Reserve proxying through a SSL tunnel is not possible because SSL tunnel will not allow proxy server to read the headers (encrypted).

In an SSL tunnel the data passes through the proxy encrypted. The proxy can not read any of the data including headers.


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