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I'm developing a WAF with good GUI and better log. And my base firewall is mod-security. It works well for http but I also want to work my WAF with https. Any suggestions?

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Have you deployed Mod security as reverse proxy or apache plugin ? –  Ali Ahmad Feb 8 '13 at 6:50
    
@Ali, I deployed it as reverse proxy. –  Daniel Exar Feb 8 '13 at 6:58
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Follow this link adolfomaltez.wordpress.com/2011/05/29/… and Read ModSecurity handbook –  Ali Ahmad Feb 8 '13 at 7:23
    
Thank you Ali sir. Your link is very helpful and I was searching for modsecurity handbook but couldn't find link to download for free. –  Daniel Exar Feb 8 '13 at 7:44
    
You can read book from feistyduck.com/books/modsecurity-handbook/… –  Ali Ahmad Feb 8 '13 at 8:56

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Terminate your SSL sessions as the very first thing you do at your reverse proxy / load balancer. Then feed the terminated sessions through your WAF, then to your regular daemon. Basically, you need to add another reverse proxy to the chain.

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