Configure proxy for ESA

The example below refers to using Nginx as a reverse proxy server for ESET Secure Authentication.

Configure Nginx reverse proxy following the Nginx guide, while applying the following settings:

a.Set the listening port to 443.

b.Define the SLL certificate you generated. hmtoggle_plus0 Example of generating an OpenSSL certificate.

c.Set proxy_pass to use the IP address of the Authentication Server, for instance: https://10.0.0.2:8001.

note

Authentication Server and Nginx on a different Windows server machine

If Nginx is on a different Windows Server machine than the Authentication Server, import the certificate of ESET Secure Authentication to the certificate store of Nginx machine, specifically to Certificates (Local Computer) > Trusted People.

If you receive a certificate issue message when trying to access ESA Web Console from a computer, hmtoggle_plus0 add an exception.