creating a virtualhost with reverse proxy

add library and enable modules

sudo apt-get install libapache2-mod-proxy-html
sudo a2enmod proxy proxy_http proxy_connect proxy_html xml2enc


sudo service apache2 restart

add a new virtualhost file

sudo vim /etc/apache2/sites-available/site-proxy.conf
<VirtualHost *:80>
ServerAdmin [email protected]
ProxyRequests off
DocumentRoot /var/www
ProxyPreserveHost On
# set the url used on live env
ServerName example.com
# if more than one url will be used,
# add here one per line
ServerAlias www.example.com
ErrorLog ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/error.log
CustomLog ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/access.log combined
# possible values: debug, info, notice, warn, error, crit,
# alert, emerg.
LogLevel error
<Location />
# site url to be accessed
ProxyPass http://internal.example.com:8444/
ProxyPassReverse http://internal.example.com:8444/
Order allow,deny
Allow from all

add this virtualhost to apache

sudo a2ensite site-proxy

restart apache (again)

sudo service apache2 restart