Reverse proxy/Caddy server



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    The reason is likely Firewalla can't see inside the traffic in your proxy server.  Have you tried VPN back home? this way you can directly access devices, not sure your app will work with this.

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    The reverse proxy server is a dedicated server (in this case a simple RasberryPi). Directly connected to the switch (similar to the firewalla). All my other servers are also directly connected to the switch. So technically Firewalla sees the outgoing traffic (if called from outside) from server X go through the switch, to the outside world via the proxy server. So you can catch te traffic before it hits the proxy server. Any traffic going to the proxy server is by default going to the outside world.

    As far as I understood this is quite common network stuff. I had similar issues with server that where called from outside. On those servers I would only see the proxy server as the source. By changing some setting in the server & proxy server was able to actually see (what external IP) who is calling the server via the proxy server (instead of just alway seeing the IP of the proxy server)

    I'm sure I'm not the only one as many with a somewhat more advanced home setup are using reverse proxy servers like NGINX or CaddyServer to better secure their exposed servers.


    Really hop you can implement something for this.

    p.s. I understand that the incoming part is more difficult (impossible?) as outside traffic coming in will hit the proxyserver whatever server is called from the outside


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