Guru: Serve Web Pages Safely Using A Reverse Proxy
July 23, 2018 Alan Seiden
If you are hosting a website or API from your IBM i server, but wish to reduce your worry about allowing access from the Internet, we often recommend a reverse proxy (or “gateway”) server. An industry-standard solution, a reverse proxy server acts as a layer of safety between your production server and your firewall. On IBM i, the IBM HTTP Server (powered by Apache) for i can act as a reverse proxy server, so there’s nothing additional to install.
While there are several ways to set it up, one approach is to put the reverse proxy or gateway in a …Read more