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NGINX Reverse Proxy configuration for WordPress running on apache with http

Hi, I have tried with the above configuration in my environment with plain http connection for apache/wordpress, it is not working for me. My configuration details are as below. nginx:

 proxy_pass http://upstream/$request_uri;
 proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-Host $host;
 proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-Proto $scheme;

apache .htaccess:

# BEGIN WordPress

RewriteEngine On
RewriteBase /blog/
RewriteRule ^index\.php$ – [L]
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
RewriteRule . /blog/index.php [L]

wp-config.php:
if ( (!empty( $_SERVER[‘HTTP_X_FORWARDED_HOST’])) || (!empty( $_SERVER[‘HTTP_X_FORWARDED_FOR’])) ) {
$_SERVER[‘HTTPS’] = ‘on’;
}

When I am hitting nginx URL, apache/WordPress port is appearing in the browser URL as https://host-one:8080/blog/ instead https://host-one:9443/blog (My Nginx https port is 9443). Can you please advise, what is missing in my configuration. Thanks.

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Hello,

I think that you need to adjust your ports in your proxy pass. I would usually use something like this:

  location / {
    proxy_pass http://127.0.0.1:PORT; # change the port here
    proxy_buffering on;
    proxy_buffers 12 12k;
    proxy_redirect off;

    proxy_set_header X-Real-IP $remote_addr;
    proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-For $remote_addr;
    proxy_set_header Host $host;
  }

Regards, Bobby