I’m using the Ghost droplet to host a blog which is linked from example.com. Proxy pass has it setup at https://www.example.com/blog. This links works perfectly if I enter it into my URL bar and access it directly. However there is a link on example.com’s homepage. The link is to https://www.example.com/blog but for some reason my nginx configuration tries to 301 redirect it to http://www.example.com:443/blog. This then returns HTTP 400 “The plain HTTP request was sent to HTTPS port”
I have played around with this for the last 2 days and cant figure out what’s causing this. Seeing as the proxy_pass works fine it has to be something to do with the http redirect right? But i cant see any issues with it. I’m sure its something staring me right in the face!
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Remove the 443 port from your /blog/ location. That’s redundant (you already specified https) and could be causing issues. and add “port_in_redirect off;” to your server block.