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Axel Mendoza Cuba

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Axel Mendoza Cuba
8/4/15, 10:25 AM

When deploying Odoo behind a reverse proxy there are some headers that you need to pass to your Odoo instance from the reverse proxy itself. This works for me on nginx:

        proxy_set_header Host $host;
proxy_set_header X-Real-IP $remote_addr;
proxy_set_header X-Forward-For $proxy_add_x_forwarded_for;
# Let the OpenERP web service know that we're using HTTPS, otherwise
# it will generate URL using http:// and not https://
proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-Proto https;
# by default, do not forward anything
proxy_redirect http:// https://;

This settings on nginx location made Odoo behave ok behind a reverse proxy, in your case the last two are very important, find what nginx is doing with those settings and replicate to Amazon ELB

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wizardz Switzerland
6/2/17, 4:52 AM

can you post the complete sites-aviable/default file ?

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Jason Kirk United States
8/5/15, 12:03 PM

According to Amazon's documentation:

http://docs.aws.amazon.com/ElasticLoadBalancing/latest/DeveloperGuide/x-forwarded-headers.html

They do send the X-Forwarded-For, and X-Forwarded-Proto headers through.

Host should be passed through with the request automatically, and I'm not sure what X-Real-IP does.

I think the part that works for you, but I can't get to work for me because AWS ELB doesn't support it is the redirect of http to https. There are only a few places that don't support the automatic changing of the URL.. such as logging out, and the mass mailing campaign email editor.

I would think that these should be updated so that they work regardless of what type of load balancer the system is behind.

Alternatively I could setup an nginx docker image to simply redirect http to https, but this seems like a workaround and not a very good use of resources.

Does anyone else have any additional thoughts?

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Agrista, Helmut Drewes South Africa
12/20/16, 2:55 AM

Stuck on this as well. Did you manage to set up Nginx behind ELB?

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