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epsolon77
March 28th, 2011, 01:22 PM
A church I've been working with has a CCTV system that has a web interface for viewing the camera feeds. We need to see the page from the outside, but it is just an HTTP page, no encryption. The box itself does not accept any sort of SSL encryption. Any ideas how I can get this on the net in a secure way?

At worst I could set up a remote desktop type solution, but I was really hopping I could use some apache magic and just re transmit the page to https and ssl encrypted.

epsolon77
March 28th, 2011, 01:26 PM
I think I may have found something. Hours of searching only become effective after posting a request for help... Must be one of Murphy's laws...

http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/mod_proxy.html

Does this sound right?

BkkBonanza
March 28th, 2011, 02:32 PM
I think most proxy solutions should be able to do this. I know I can do it with Nginx (a web server like Apache) passing thru the connection. But also I'm sure Squid or other proxy software could do it and maybe with less work and resources than Apache. You would want to configure some authentication for the proxy.