Question: galaxy+SSL without a proxy set up?
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17 days ago by
Simon810
Canada
Simon810 wrote:

Hi,

I am wondering, if securing galaxy via SSL without a proxy server (such as apache) possible? or else is a proxy server required?

Thanks,

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ADD COMMENTlink modified 9 days ago • written 17 days ago by Simon810
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16 days ago by
United States
Jennifer Hillman Jackson25k wrote:

Hello,

Updated reply: A proxy is no longer required. uWSGI can be used.

Please see:

Thanks! Jen, Galaxy team

ADD COMMENTlink modified 16 days ago • written 16 days ago by Jennifer Hillman Jackson25k
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12 days ago by
Simon810
Canada
Simon810 wrote:

Thanks for the update. The version of galaxy that I am working with is 17.09, and I am wondering if, with that version of Galaxy it is still possible to enable SSL without a proxy?

ADD COMMENTlink written 12 days ago by Simon810

This was added in 18.01 but wWSGI is documented as able to be back-ported to earlier Galaxy versions (I haven't personally tried this). Or upgrade now to 18.01, or wait for the 18.05 release (coming within the next few weeks).

Details: https://docs.galaxyproject.org/en/master/releases/18.01_announce.html#uwsgi-details

ADD REPLYlink written 12 days ago by Jennifer Hillman Jackson25k
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9 days ago by
Simon810
Canada
Simon810 wrote:

The installation that I am working on is on a production machine, so I am hesitant to change anything there. It seems I should go with the option of creating a proxy.

About that I am wondering if you think if it would be possible to test Galaxy+SSL set-up on a production machine without disrupting anything.

ADD COMMENTlink written 9 days ago by Simon810

You should check with the administrators of the server and tell them what you want to do for advice. If the server is already running Apache, etc, you'll be adding config files. And there are security risks if the configuration is not correct when adding a new proxy to a server that doesn't already have one.

ADD REPLYlink written 9 days ago by Jennifer Hillman Jackson25k
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