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Using OHS or 12c as an SSL Reverse-Proxy to OHS (Doc ID 1920143.1)

Last updated on APRIL 28, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version and later
Oracle HTTP Server - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Using OHS or 12c as an SSL Reverse-Proxy to OHS

The following document should be reviewed before following this document as the solution provided here is from the Statement of Direction:

<Note 2041410.1> - Support Status of New SSL Features Released with Oracle HTTP Server and Oracle Web Cache

- In summary, there are new SSL features with OHS which cannot be backported. However,  some Oracle installations do not support an upgrade of OHS to

This document outlines steps and considerations when using a newer OHS or OHS 12c in front of an older OHS 11g to be an SSL reverse-proxy in the following request flow:

Client --https--> OHS11.1.1.9or12c/mod_proxy -- https --> OHS11.1.1.7/mod_wl_ohs->WLS10.3.6

The typical use case explained in detail:



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In this Document
 Using OHS or 12c as an SSL Reverse-Proxy to OHS
 1. Configure General SSL on both Oracle HTTP Servers
 2. Decide How WebLogic Server Will Be Configured
 3. Configure Reverse-Proxy
 More Info / Known Issues
 Next Steps

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