Setting a Reverse Proxy Server on Apache

02-07-2017 01:48 AM
New Contributor

Hi everyone,

I have ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Server installed on my laptop, witch runs windows 10 and I want to open the ArcGIS Manager window on my public server witch has as OS Ubuntu Server installed. Opening the ArcGIS Manager window on my localhost works great, but I don't seem to find a work around on how to set the reverse proxy server settings on my Apache web server on Ubuntu. I fallowed the instructions posted here: Using a reverse proxy server with ArcGIS Server—ArcGIS Server Administration (Windows) | ArcGIS Ente... 

The server url for my localhost is: http://home:6080/arcgis

The name of my domain is

As I understand from the link above, I should write the lines

ProxyPass /arcgis ProxyPassReverse /arcgis

on my httpd.conf file but with my personal url, witch should look like this:

ProxyPass /arcgis ProxyPassReverse /arcgis

But I receive the following error message:  "Internal server error (status code 500)"
If anyone could give some advice, it would be great.

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Esri Regular Contributor

Unsure I understand why you would run ArcGIS Server on a laptop and expose it through a reverse proxy, but the issue seems to be that the proxy can't resolve to your laptop's hostname. This is what I get when I go to

Reason: DNS lookup failure for:

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