Tinyproxy VS Nginx Proxy Manager

Compare Tinyproxy vs Nginx Proxy Manager and see what are their differences.


tinyproxy - a light-weight HTTP/HTTPS proxy daemon for POSIX operating systems (by tinyproxy)

Nginx Proxy Manager

Docker container for managing Nginx proxy hosts with a simple, powerful interface (by jc21)
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Tinyproxy Nginx Proxy Manager
2 189
2,925 4,806
2.2% -
6.5 9.3
13 days ago 4 days ago
C JavaScript
GNU General Public License v3.0 only MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of Tinyproxy. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

Nginx Proxy Manager

Posts with mentions or reviews of Nginx Proxy Manager. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-21.
  • Help setting up server auth with NPM
    1 project | reddit.com/r/organizr | 3 Dec 2021
  • How do I get SSL with Nginx Reverse Proxy?
    1 project | reddit.com/r/selfhosted | 3 Dec 2021
  • Free open source Nginx control panels?
    1 project | reddit.com/r/selfhosted | 26 Nov 2021
    [Nginx Proxy Manager](https://nginxproxymanager.com/) is a containerized Nginx server with a web UI, built-in Let's Encrypt and TLS Cert management, some rudimentary access control features, and some other stuff.
  • I need help setting up an Nginx reverse proxy.
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/selfhosted | 21 Nov 2021
    you could take a look at nginx proxy manager and use something like "nextcloud.example.com", "jellyfin.example.com"
  • Need help setting up reverse-proxy for Plex Server Overseerr software.
    1 project | reddit.com/r/homelab | 21 Nov 2021
    Have a look at https://nginxproxymanager.com/ as an easy start.
  • Heard you guys look good-looking dashboard, so here's one! (DETAILS IN COMMENTS)
    20 projects | reddit.com/r/selfhosted | 14 Nov 2021
    The link for the Github Page is here: https://github.com/pawelmalak/flameMy Applications:About Me: An about me page, well, about me (duh)Cockpit: A server monitoring tool (https://cockpit-project.org)Pi-Hole: An DNS-based adblocking monster (https://pi-hole.net)Wireguard: Home VPN with a Web GUI (https://github.com/WeeJeWel/wg-easy)Nextcloud: A place to store my files (https://nextcloud.com)Rocket Chat: The way I use to talk to international friends (imagine having those) (https://rocket.chat)Portainer: A way to monitor all my 29 RAM-eating dockers (https://www.portainer.io)Aria2Admin: A download manager with a Web GUI (https://hub.docker.com/r/beginor/aria2)Privatebin: Pastebin, but more private (Ya see what I did there? Its bad? Oh.) (https://privatebin.info)Code Server: VS-Code, but in a browser (https://github.com/cdr/code-server)PhoneInfoGA: Lookup any phone number (because scammers made me) (https://github.com/sundowndev/phoneinfoga)NGINX: Reverse Proxy Manager with a Web GUI (https://nginxproxymanager.com)Librespeed: Speedtest.net without the ADs (https://librespeed.org)Shlink: A link shortener (https://shlink.io)AMP: 1.17 Paper Minecraft Server Control Panel with a Web GUI (https://cubecoders.com/AMP)Whoogle: A self-hosted search engine (IT REALLY GIVES THE SAME EXACT RESULTS THAT GOOGLE GIVES, LIKE IN ORDER) (https://github.com/benbusby/whoogle-search)Plex: A way to view my totally not pirated movies (totally, who would dare to pirate) (https://www.plex.tv)Tautulli: Way to manage plex (https://tautulli.com)Metube: Youtube-DL with a Web GUI (https://github.com/alexta69/metube)Homebridge: A way to add way more smart devices to the Apple Home app (https://homebridge.io)CUPS: A print server (who needs a new wireless printer, when you can make your own?) (https://www.cups.org)Vaultwarden: My life saver who has been then from the beginning, ahem, I mean a password manager (https://github.com/dani-garcia/vaultwarden)Uptime Kuma: A way to check if any of my services go down (and a way to get mass pinged at 12AM, since I update all my dockers at 12AM) (https://github.com/louislam/uptime-kuma)Router: Totally not my router page (I hate FiOS too, dw) (https://www.verizon.com/home/fios/)
  • Set up SSL on Invidious Docker image?
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/selfhosted | 10 Nov 2021
    I've been using Nginx Proxy manager for a while now and am loving it. https://nginxproxymanager.com/
  • Load Balancer? reverse proxy? Nginx?
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/homelab | 6 Nov 2021
    been going through the same thing. I ended up going with https://github.com/jc21/nginx-proxy-manager as it gives a nice noob friendly interface.
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/homelab | 6 Nov 2021
    this will be your new friend https://nginxproxymanager.com/
  • possible to domainname:port NAT to different internal IP?
    1 project | reddit.com/r/homelab | 3 Nov 2021

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Tinyproxy and Nginx Proxy Manager you can also consider the following projects:

traefik - The Cloud Native Application Proxy

Squid - Squid Web Proxy Cache

docker-swag - Nginx webserver and reverse proxy with php support and a built-in Certbot (Let's Encrypt) client. It also contains fail2ban for intrusion prevention.

docker-pi-hole - Pi-hole in a docker container


caddy-docker - Source for the official Caddy v2 Docker Image

homer - A very simple static homepage for your server.

Redbird - A modern reverse proxy for node

bunkerized-nginx - 🛡️ Make your web services secure by default !

acme-dns - Limited DNS server with RESTful HTTP API to handle ACME DNS challenges easily and securely.