I can forward port 8000 to 443 using localtunnel

npm install -g localtunnel

Then use it with lt -p 8000

I got my local port exposed to internet with subdomain https://random-xxx-xx.loca.lt

What software can forward http port to https in local only ?

From http://localhost:8000 to https://localhost

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You can use NGINX proxy_pass directive

using this config for example:

server {
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    Commented Jan 7, 2023 at 1:34
  • Good recomends, but are you know more simple than NGINX proxy pass , i found ssl-proxy , npm install -g ssl-proxy and use it with ssl-proxy --source 443 --target 8000 , the problem is when visiting 'localhost.dev', browser cant load, because ssl error, I've edit my /etc/hosts with localhost.dev
    – Anas
    Commented Jan 7, 2023 at 6:23
  • @LexaVey .dev is Top Level Domain, it doesn't work without record in /etc/hosts or DNS server, only localhost is by default resolved to Commented Jan 8, 2023 at 17:07
  • I've mention I've edit my /etc/hosts with localhost.dev
    – Anas
    Commented Jan 9, 2023 at 4:55
  • anyway, my real problem is my url only on http and has running in port 8000, i want develop local with https://local.com, offcourse need edit /etc/passwd file, now i am only can use localhost with ssl-proxy i cant use https://local.com, i dont know why
    – Anas
    Commented Jan 9, 2023 at 5:10

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