Remote Access

While we recognize that most people want to access their system remotely, we do not provide an avenue for support. Any issues based around remote access should be brought up with the devs/support group of the remote access tool used.

These are the recommended ways:

NamePublic AccessRequires external softwareNotes
VPNNoYesRecommended for single user
Reverse ProxyYesNoRecommened for multiuser

Reverse Proxy

What is a Reverse Proxy (opens in a new tab)?

A Reverse Proxy allows you to share web-based services, like Kavita, outside your home network through the upload bandwidth of your home internet connection.

This can be accomplished in several ways including a purchased domain name, a free domain name service such as (opens in a new tab), etc in combination with some form of Dynamic DNS.

We will not cover how to achieve this here, but we will provide resources and examples of common Reverse Proxy configuration files.

If you would like to contribute your working Reverse Proxy config please join us in Discord (opens in a new tab) to discuss.

Config Example