I host a ton of services running behind my nginx reverse proxy (basic auth + lets encrypt). On the whole it works really well with nearly everything I throw at it. Lately, there’s been a lot of gradio/websocket/python stuff coming from the AI community like the local llama and stable diffusion stuff. Not sure what’s causing it but there’s always weird issues when I try to reverse proxy them.

Does anyone have some magic settings that “just work” with these weirdo web apps?

  • anonionA
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    1 year ago

    Not quite sure what your issues are but you do have to make sure websocket proxying is configured if the app uses it https://www.nginx.com/blog/websocket-nginx/

    I also switched over to Caddy about a year ago. Got tired of messing around with scripts to make letsencrypt work. Caddy has a lot of good defaults so you don’t have to worry about setting the right headers or any websocket configurations. Its really just as simple as specifying the hostname & the reverse_proxy directive