WordPress mod_proxy tips and tricks

Posted in Apache on October 10th, 2018 by termina

We have an Apache server using mod_proxy to serve WordPress from another server. SSL is terminated on the Apache side.

Apache(80) -> WordPress(80)
Apache(443) -> WordPress(80)

.htaccess


RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTP:X-Forwarded-Proto} !https
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://%{SERVER_NAME}/$1 [R,L]

wp-config.php

At the top of the file:


define('FORCE_SSL_ADMIN', true);
if ($_SERVER['HTTP_X_FORWARDED_PROTO'] == 'https')
$_SERVER['HTTPS']='on';

plex mod_proxy (Proxy plex through Apache)

Posted in Apache on August 22nd, 2017 by termina

The below vhost assumes you’re using letsencrypt, just replace domain.fqdn with your hostname and PLEX-IP-HOST with the IP/hostname of your plex server. This is useful for connections that block odd ports like 32400 or only allow HTTP/HTTPS.

<VirtualHost *:80>
    ServerName plex.domain.fqdn
    Redirect / https://plex.domain.fqdn/

   ErrorLog  ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/plex_error.log
   CustomLog  ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/plex.log combined

    <Location />
        Order allow,deny
        Allow from all
    </Location>
</VirtualHost>

<VirtualHost *:443>
    ServerName plex.domain.fqdn
    ProxyRequests Off
    ProxyPreserveHost On

SSLProxyEngine On

SetEnv newrelic_appname "http-plex"
php_value newrelic.appname "http-plex"


   ErrorLog  ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/plex_error.log
   CustomLog  ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/plex.log combined


SSLEngine on
        SSLCertificateFile /etc/letsencrypt/live/plex.domain.fqdn/cert.pem
        SSLCertificateKeyFile /etc/letsencrypt/live/plex.domain.fqdn/privkey.pem
        SSLCertificateChainFile /etc/letsencrypt/live/plex.domain.fqdn/fullchain.pem

    <Proxy *>
        Order deny,allow
        Allow from all
    </Proxy>
    ProxyPass / http://PLEX-IP-HOST:32400/
    ProxyPassReverse / http://PLEX-IP-HOST:32400/

    <Location />
        Order allow,deny
        Allow from all
    </Location>
</VirtualHost>

Apache + PHP-FPM on CentOS 6

Posted in Apache on June 10th, 2017 by termina

Note: This assumes you have enabled the IUS repo (ius.io) for php 5.6. Steps should be the same no matter what version of php-fpm you use.

Install required packages

# yum install httpd mod_ssl php56u-fpm mod_proxy_fcgi

# chkconfig httpd on &&chkconfig php-fpm on

Edit php-fpm configuration

/etc/php-fpm.d/www.conf

listen = 127.0.0.1:9000

listen.owner = apache

listen.group = apache

listen.mode = 0660

user = apache

group = apache

Create /etc/httpd/conf.d/proxy.conf

DirectoryIndex index.php

<Proxy "*">

Order allow,deny

Aloow from all

</Proxy>

ProxyRequests Off

ProxyPreserveHost On

ProxyPassMatch ^/(.*\.php(/.*)?)$ fcgi://127.0.0.1:9000/var/www/html/$1

 

Start services

# service php-fpm start

# service httpd start