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Reverse Proxy With Path

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It's extremely common for a Mojolicious web application to be hosted behind some kind of HTTP proxy: A production website usually includes Varnish, or Nginx, or a CDN (probably using Varnish or Nginx).

In the most common case, a web application is the entire domain, so configuring the reverse proxy is very simple: Add the -p option to hypnotoad or daemon command, or set the MOJO_REVERSE_PROXY environment variable to a true value. See the Mojolicious Cookbook for more details.

But what if my application doesn't have its own domain? How do I host a Mojolicious application as a reverse proxy from a path in another domain?

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