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From Mike Jumper <mike.jum...@guac-dev.org>
Subject Re: Printing using docker image?
Date Mon, 01 Jan 2018 21:01:14 GMT
On Sun, Dec 24, 2017 at 4:40 AM, Jonathan Hunter <jmhunter1@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi All,
>
> Just to follow up on this and for the benefit of others having the same
> issue, I have now successfully worked around the problem.
>
> Printing does not work (for me, at least) when using guacamole via an
> Apache reverse proxy *in HTTP mode*. I am not sure if this counts as a bug
> - since everything else i.e. normal interactive use of guacamole
> RDP/VNC/SSH/etc. sessions work fine in this configuration - but here are
> the two steps I took to resolve:
>
> - Install Apache's mod_proxy_wstunnel (on Debian this is 'sudo a2enmod
> proxy_wstunnel')
> - Add a line in Apache's config to websocket-proxy the relevant URL. Note
> that this line must come *before* the config entry that proxies the rest of
> guacamole, since Apache's ProxyPass command operates on a first match wins
> basis.
>
> (I did look at Chapter 4 of the documentation, and in particular the
> 'Proxying with websocket' section, but I found I did not need the
> ProxyPassReverse statement shown there; nor did I need to place it within a
> <Location> section, in my config at least.)
>
> My Apache config now looks like this:
>
>         ProxyPass /remoteaccess/websocket-tunnel
> ws://docker.host:5678/guacamole/websocket-tunnel
>
>         ProxyPass /remoteaccess/
> http://docker.host:5678/guacamole/
>
> and printing now works perfectly.
>
> Mike/team - is this a bug? (Printing works via websocket but not via http)
> and if so, is there a bug tracker I should report this to? Happy to do some
> more digging/testing, if this isn't reproducible elsewhere.
>

I don't believe so, but it is noteworthy, and may require additional
measures to work around this behavior. I suspect this may be due to
browser-side limitations in the maximum number of concurrent HTTP requests
to any one domain.

- Mike

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