#19248 closed Uncategorized (duplicate)

SECURE_PROXY_SSL_HEADER Example in Documentation Should Use X-Forwarded-Proto Instead of X-Forwarded-Protocol

Reported by: fred.palmer@… Owned by: nobody
Component: Documentation Version: 1.4
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While setting up a reverse proxy scenario with nginx and AWS I noticed the documentation uses an example (while technically correct) is somewhat off-kilter from emerging de-facto standards for the header in question.

For example - the Elastic Load Balancer uses:

There is also a wikipedia article mentioning the same thing (albeit not the bible):

I would like to see the documentation perhaps reflect the state of things most common in the working world if possible.

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comment:1 Changed 20 months ago by russellm

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Duplicate of #19426

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