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Incorrect or missing information? How to hide SABnzbd behind a webserver

Assuming the server is already running correctly and SABnzbd is running on http://localhost:8080.

Apache 2

Required modules: proxy.load and proxy_http.load

The following goes in Apache's httpd.conf file.
For Linux: /etc/apache2/httpd.conf and for Windows: C:\Program Files\Apache2.2\conf\httpd.conf.

<Location /sabnzbd>
    order deny,allow
    deny from all
    allow from all
    ProxyPass http://localhost:8080/sabnzbd
    ProxyPassReverse http://localhost:8080/sabnzbd

Note on Apache 2.4 Config files for a2enmod and proxy proxy_http are located in: /etc/apache2/sites-available/000-default.conf (for HTTP) and *ssl*.conf (for HTTPS).


The following files go in the nginx conf.d directory /etc/nginx/conf.d/.


ssl_certificate      /etc/pki/tls/certs/example_com.crt;
ssl_certificate_key  /etc/pki/tls/private/example_com.key;
ssl_session_timeout  5m;
ssl_protocols  TLSv1 TLSv1.1 TLSv1.2;
ssl_ciphers  HIGH:!aNULL:!MD5;
ssl_prefer_server_ciphers   on;


client_max_body_size 10m;
client_body_buffer_size 128k;

#Timeout if the real server is dead
proxy_next_upstream error timeout invalid_header http_500 http_502 http_503;

# Advanced Proxy Config
send_timeout 5m;
proxy_read_timeout 240;
proxy_send_timeout 240;
proxy_connect_timeout 240;

# Basic Proxy Config
proxy_set_header Host $host;
proxy_set_header X-Real-IP $remote_addr;
proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-For $proxy_add_x_forwarded_for;
proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-Proto https;
proxy_redirect  http://  $scheme://;
proxy_http_version 1.1;
proxy_set_header Connection "";
proxy_cache_bypass $cookie_session;
proxy_no_cache $cookie_session;
proxy_buffers 32 4k;


upstream SABnzbd {
    server localhost:8080;
    keepalive 512;

upstream sickbeard {
    server localhost:8081;
    keepalive 512;

server {
    listen 80;
    listen 443 default ssl;

    access_log      /var/log/nginx/sabnzbd-access.log;
    error_log       /var/log/nginx/sabnzbd-error.log debug;

    if ( $scheme = http )
        rewrite ^ https://$server_name$request_uri? permanent;

    include /etc/nginx/conf.d/ssl.conf;

    location / {
        root   /usr/share/nginx/html;
        index  index.html index.htm;

    location /sabnzbd {
        include /etc/nginx/conf.d/proxy.conf;
        proxy_pass http://localhost:8080/sabnzbd;

    location /sickbeard {
        include /etc/nginx/conf.d/proxy.conf;
        proxy_pass http://localhost:8081;

    location /nginx_status {
        stub_status on;
        access_log off;