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Looking for the plugin's configuration parameters? You can find them in the Forward Proxy Advanced configuration reference doc.
The Forward Proxy plugin allows Kong Gateway to connect to intermediary transparent
HTTP proxies, instead of directly to the
upstream_url, when forwarding requests
upstream. This is useful in environments where Kong Gateway sits in an organization’s
internal network, the upstream API is available via the public internet, and
the organization proxies all outbound traffic through a forward proxy server.
The plugin attempts to transparently replace upstream connections made by Kong
core, sending the request instead to an intermediary forward proxy. Only
transparent HTTP proxies are supported; TLS connections (via
are not supported.
Note that this plugin can’t be used with an upstream.
As a workaround for load balancing,
configure the host field in service to a domain name so that you can
use a DNS-based load balancing technique.