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leolorenzoluis / Secure Sessions Howto
Created April 15, 2018 04:39 — forked from nikmartin/A: Secure Sessions Howto
Secure sessions with Node.js, Connect, and Nginx as an SSL Proxy
Secure sessions are easy, but it's not very well documented, so I'm changing that.
Here's a recipe for secure sessions in Node.js when NginX is used as an SSL proxy:
The desired configuration for using NginX as an SSL proxy is to offload SSL processing
and to put a hardened web server in front of your Node.js application, like:
[NODE.JS APP] <- HTTP -> [NginX] <- HTTPS -> [CLIENT]
To do this, here's what you need to do: