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From Aram Mirzadeh <...@qosina.com>
Subject WWW Form Bug Report: "remote proxy server with multiple IP addresses not handled properly" on Linux (fwd)
Date Sun, 23 Jun 1996 01:13:30 GMT
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Ack.  


brw@tusc.com.au said:
> From nobody@hyperreal.com  Sat Jun 22 10:08:14 1996
> Message-Id: <199606221408.HAA23090@taz.hyperreal.com>
> From: brw@tusc.com.au
> To: awm@qosina.com
> Date: Sat Jun 22  7:08:25 1996
> Subject: WWW Form Bug Report: "remote proxy server with multiple IP addresses not handled
properly" on Linux
> 
> Submitter: brw@tusc.com.au
> Operating system: Linux, version: 2.0.0
> Version of Apache Used: 1.1b4
> Extra Modules used: php-2.0b2
> URL exhibiting problem: 
> 
> Symptoms:
> --
> I tracked it down to host2addr in mod_proxy.c line
> 2209-2211. gethostbyname() can return multiple addresses,
> Unfortunatly one of the addressed returned for the
> remote proxy (a distant firewall) is not accessible
> from my site. The code here always uses only the first
> address found.
> 
> Workaround is to set the option like so
> 
> ProxyRemote * http://203.2.176.8
> 
> I could have a go at fixing this and send patches, but
> it is more than a one line change since it requires 
> logic to retry for each address if "Network is Unreachable"
> is returned for a connect attempt.
> 
> Anyway, I'm right for now with the workaround.
> 
> Thanks for a great server, combined with the php module
> and Postgres95, this is *GREAT*.
> 
> --
> 
> Backtrace:
> --
> 
> --
> 

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