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1 month ago
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Replied to Load Balancers

I fixed this by adding extra headers in the LB, here is my NGINX Script: /etc/nginx/conf.d/load-balancer.conf

upstream backend {

    server x.x.x.x;
    server x.x.x.x;

server {
    listen 80 default_server;
    listen [::]:80 default_server;
    server_name mydomain.com www.mydomain.com;
    return 301 https://$server_name$request_uri;

server {
    listen 443 ssl;
    server_name mydomain.com www.mydomain.com;

    ssl on;
    ssl_certificate /etc/ssl/certs/server.crt;
    ssl_certificate_key /etc/ssl/certs/server.key;
    ssl_protocols TLSv1 TLSv1.1 TLSv1.2;

    location / {
        proxy_pass http://backend;

        proxy_set_header Host $host;
        proxy_set_header X-Real-IP $remote_addr;
        proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-For $proxy_add_x_forwarded_for;
        proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-Proto $scheme;
        proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-Host  $host;
        proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-Port  $server_port;

    location ~ /\.ht {
        deny all;

This fixed the mixed content issue and the site now renders correctly, however I'm still having an issue with Socialite and Google / Facebook login.

HTTP 500 Internal Server Error



/app/Http/Controllers/Auth/LoginController.php (line 108)

        // Get google user data
        $google = Socialite::driver('google')->user();
1 month ago
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Replied to Load Balancers

I'm running on port 443 and forwarding from 80 as a 301

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Replied to Load Balancers

It’s not a silly question, this is the first time I’ve done this and I’m open to suggestions. The only thing I’ve done with sessions it to configure both Laravel instances to use the same Redis server.

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Thanks for the reply, but I’m hosting this in house.

1 month ago
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Started a new Conversation Load Balancers

I have a Laravel 7 APP with two instances behind an NGINX load balancer, I've set up Trusted Proxies as described in the Laravel docs but I don't think it's working . As soon as I click the login link the page appears but without any styling and there are also two network requests, one for http and a second for https which is from my redirect in the nginx conf. My understanding from the docs is that the Trusted Proxies middleware should take care of this !

A second issue I have is that although I have both Laravel instances using the same Redis server for session and cache, any Socialite login fails with an invalid state error and I'm not sure if this is related to trusted Proxies not working ?

Here is my trusted Proxies file

class TrustProxies extends Middleware
     * The trusted proxies for this application.
     * @var string|array
    protected $proxies = [

     * The headers that should be used to detect proxies.
     * @var string
    protected $headers = Request::HEADER_X_FORWARDED_ALL;

I've tested the Load balancer IP address and its accessible from both Laravel servers, and it's what I'm using in the protected $proxies array.

I don't have any of these issues if I just use one of the Laravel instances without the load balancer.

I've spent a couple of days on google trying to figure this out so any help much appreciated :)


1 month ago
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Replied to Https Links Not Being Generated

I'm happy this worked for you, but if feels more like a hack than a solution.

I'm having the same issue but I think your solution may be masking another issue with socialite. If anyone has multiple Laravel instances running behind a load balancer ( NGINX ) working with Socialite can you describe how you did it please.