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We're looking at deployment for a client who's sensitive to being hacked, so we want to put CiviCRM behind, say, nginx running mod_security2. Has anyone used a WAF with CiviCRM that can share recommendations?

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we have a slightly different approach for an enhanced security architecture using a proxy-server plus vpn. If you are interested, please sind more information plus code on GitHub, there was also a session on last year's CiviCon.

Let me know if you have any questions regarding CiviProxy.

Kind Regards Fabian

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I've configured CiviCRM behind both Pound and NginX. Both worked perfectly well, no complaints. If there were any special configurations required, they can't have been troublesome enough to remember :)

You will need to ensure CiviCRM is capable of "accessing itself", since some requests (eg dashboard contents) are made to the current CiviCRM website. This includes DNS / web access from the webserver CiviCRM is running on - see this answer.

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