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Encrypt traffic on private network

Posted June 14, 2015 2.1k views
Ubuntu Security Load Balancing

We use a load balancer (pound) to terminate SSL (https), leaving traffic from pound to the application server in clear text (http).
This traffic goes through the Digital Ocean SHARED private network, meaning the data is not secure.
AFAIK pound cannot receive incoming https and then forward as https. How do you secure the shared private network traffic.

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by Justin Ellingwood
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