Nginx Reverse Proxy for Mayan 4.2

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dbayer
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Nginx Reverse Proxy for Mayan 4.2

Post by dbayer »

Hello,

I've been perusing the upcoming changes to Mayan 4.2. Specifically I noticed the docker-compose.yml file seems to be integrating Traefik into most of the containers for a reverse proxy.

I'm wondering how I can use Nginx for a reverse proxy with these changes. I already use Nginx for a reverse proxy with my other Docker Apps. I'm using NPM to manage all of them

https://nginxproxymanager.com/

It's relatively easy to use with any docker container, you just add the NPM network to the outward facing containers.

So I'm wondering how I can continue to do this with Traefik becoming so integrated into Mayan?

Thanks for any help,
Daniel
DrRSatzteil
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Re: Nginx Reverse Proxy for Mayan 4.2

Post by DrRSatzteil »

I remember I was confused by this as well but if you look closely the docker-compose.yml only looks a bit blown up due to the heavy use of profiles. The standard configuration (see profile setting in .env file) however does not use the traefik reverse proxy. You can just add your network as you used to do in earlier versions of Mayan EDMS. I’m still on an older docker version which does not yet support profiles so my setup looks pretty much the same than what it looked like in versions 3.x.
dbayer
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Re: Nginx Reverse Proxy for Mayan 4.2

Post by dbayer »

Thanks for sharing your insight on this. Since posting, I've come to pretty much the same conclusion.

Right now I'm stuck, waiting for 4.2a1 to be uploaded to Docker. When I try to pull it, it says the manifest for that version doesn't exist.

Which is fine, this is an alpha release and is to be expected.
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