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From (Ralf S. Engelschall)
Subject Re: Reverse proxy-server a buzzword which should show up in Apache Doc\'s
Date Fri, 27 Feb 1998 15:03:03 GMT

In article <01IU2IL9XHYQ8XUXKM@NOTELT.MED.IACNET.COM> you wrote:

> There is a buzzword used in marketting material which I feel should show up
> in the Apache Doc's, at least in the description of the ProxyPass directive of 
> mod_proxy,
> so that people using web search engines to find software solutions will be able 
> to find it.

> The buzzword is Reverse Proxy Server, which means that instead of a proxy to 
> allow
> browsers inside a firewall to get to web servers on the internet you want to 
> allow browsers
> on the internet to get to certain web servers inside your firewall.

> This is mentioned in
> and
> and

This buzzword now is part of the mod_proxy docs, because of the recently added
ProxyPassReverse directive.
                                       Ralf S. Engelschall

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