[SOLVED] Home assistant reverse proxy setup with Caddy 2

I’m new to home automation and have just set up Home assistant as a container on an Intel NUC. The home assistant instance is working great locally and I can control the devices I have added without issue.

My current project is to get access externally from my network by using a reverse proxy and I have setup caddy for this purpose.

All the port forwarding for 80, 443, and the caddy side appears to be functional as I have no problem using https://portainer.mydomain.com/ to access my portainer container from outside my network.

I am having difficulty however getting Home Assistant to work.

My caddyfile contains:

`portainer.mydomain.com` {

`hass.mydomain.com` {

I have added internal and external URLs:

External: https://hass.mydomain.com/

Configuration.yaml http section is:

    base_url: https://hass.mydomain.com
    use_x_forwarded_for: true

I am making the assumption that because accessing portainer is working that the issue is not with caddy and I am failing to ensure that home assistant is correctly setup.

Much appreciation in advance for any insights you may have into fixing my situation.

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Unclear why but it appears with trusted proxy I cannot use
Once I changed it to the internal IP address of the NUC access is working as it should!

Thanks for posting! Worked great on the first try!

I wouldn’t have known to add the http: section to configuration.yaml without your post!