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TecMint examines nine free and open-source reverse proxy servers for Linux.



9 Best Open Source Reverse Proxy Servers for Linux

A reverse proxy server is a type of proxy server that is deployed between clients and back-end/origin servers, such as an HTTP server like NGINX, Apache, etc. A reverse proxy server is a type of proxy server that is deployed between clients and back-end/origin servers, for example, an HTTP server such as NGINX, Apache, etc.. or application servers written in Nodejs, Python, Java, Ruby, PHP, and many other programming languages.

It is a gateway or an intermediary server that takes a client request, passes it on to one or more back-end servers, and subsequently fetches the response from the server and delivers it back to the client, thus making it appear as if the content originated from the reverse proxy server itself.



9 Best Open Source Reverse Proxy Servers for Linux