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Ryan O Shopify Employee
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6 months ago

HTTP App Proxies are Being Deprecated This post is outdated

Hey all,

As you've seen, Shopify has started removing all HTTP on the platform.  Next up after webhooks are app proxies!

Here is what the timeline looks like:

On July 1st 2018, newly created apps will no longer be able to create HTTP proxies.
On September 1st 2018, all apps will no longer be able to create HTTP proxies.
On January 1st 2019, all remaining HTTP proxies will be removed.

As always feel free to comment with and questions or concerns.

Regards,

Shopify Apps Team

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Pavan Member choice.ai
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6 months ago

I understand this post is to inform about HTTP proxy deprecation not Proxy itself. All of our customers proxy API calls to our app are being shown as 502 errors and no calls are coming to the app's proxy endpoint. Is there any change on the Proxy methodology from Jun 1st 2018.

Thanks,

Pavan

Ryan O Shopify Employee
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6 months ago

No changes to app proxy yet. If it just stopped working in the last day it was likely the deprecation of TLS 1 and 1.1. Check the other forum thread for details.

James Member
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6 months ago

Hi Ryan,

Is there another way like the proxy for we can use?

Ryan O Shopify Employee
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6 months ago
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Hi Ryan,

Is there another way like the proxy for we can use?

Hi James, proxies are still useable as long as they are an HTTPS address.  We are only removing the ability to use HTTP proxies.

Hope this helps!

James Member
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5 months ago

Yeah, great information, thank you!

Eric Newton Member
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4 months ago
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Agreed with James, saying "HTTP Proxies are going away" implies that you're no longer supporting the HTTP protocol.  Better to say "Insecure HTTP Proxies are going away, in favor of connection encrypted HTTPS Proxies" which connotates your exact intentions.