Need to set up reverse proxy; need help choosing method

  • I currently have my OMV machine set up with a static IP ( behind a pfSense appliance which handles routing (running pfsense 2.4). I have a dynamic DNS service through DuckDNS and a domain name reserved. What I would like to do is set up a reverse proxy so that I can expose certain applications for my users to log in, like Ombi, to make requests for things to add to Plex.

    I started looking at guides for Letsencrypt and Nginx, but couldn't get that to work. I know that pfsense has a haproxy app, but the configuration guides I found were less than helpful at getting it all set up.

    What's the smartest way to accomplish what I want?

  • I followed that guide, but I cannot get ombi.$ to pull up my ombi instance. I have a port forwarding rule sending all traffic on 443 to port 450 of my OMV machine (which I set in the Docker file for Letsencrypt to be the in-container port for 443). Still nothing.

  • Getting the certificates seemed to work, at least my docker logs -f indicated it did. I set up LE

    like that.

  • The logs dont usually lie ;) If you use dns-validation you dont have to expose port 80 btw.
    The next step would be the right configuration of the ombi.subdomain.conf in config/nginx/proxy-conf/ (did you create a c-name for ombi?).

    So the CNAME thing I'm not sure I did right. I pointed a CNAME record with * as the subdomain at my domain's main URL.

    For the ombi.subdomain.conf I just ran "mv ombi.subdomain.conf.sample ombi.subdomain.conf" and left it at that. Do I need to change something in the file itself?

  • Oh, and in case it matters, I registered my domain at and pointed it at a DuckDNS subdomain (like that I set up to always find my WAN address. I then went to CloudFlare and registered a free account and am using CloudFlare's nameservers through my address.

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