Apache Airflow Beginners guide

export AIRFLOW_HOME=~/airflow

# install from pypi using pip
pip install apache-airflow

# initialize the database
airflow initdb

# start the web server, default port is 8080
airflow webserver -p 8080

# start the scheduler
airflow scheduler

# visit localhost:8080 in the browser and magnum pharmaceuticals enable the example dag in the home page

Nginx reverse proxy

Airflow reverse proxy without rewrite

server {
  listen 80;
  server_name lab.example.com;

  location /myorg/airflow/ {
      proxy_pass http://localhost:8080;
      proxy_set_header Host $host;
      proxy_redirect off;
      proxy_http_version 1.1;
      proxy_set_header Upgrade $http_upgrade;
      proxy_set_header Connection "upgrade";
  }
}

Airflow reverse proxy with rewrite

server {
    listen 80;
    server_name lab.example.com;

    location /myorg/workflow/ {
        rewrite ^/myorg/workflow/(.*)$ /$1 break;  # remove prefix from http header
        proxy_pass http://localhost:5555;
        proxy_set_header Host $host;
        proxy_redirect off;
        proxy_http_version 1.1;
        proxy_set_header Upgrade $http_upgrade;
        proxy_set_header Connection "upgrade";
    }
}