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From Martin Kraemer <Martin.Krae...@mch.sni.de>
Subject Re: Reverse proxy-server a buzzword which should show up in Apache Doc\'s
Date Fri, 27 Feb 1998 15:57:12 GMT
On Fri, Feb 27, 1998 at 04:03:03PM +0100, Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:
> This buzzword now is part of the mod_proxy docs, because of the recently added
> ProxyPassReverse directive.

No, not quite.

#>This directive lets Apache adjust the URL in the <TT>Location</TT> header
on
#>HTTP redirect responses. For instance this is essential when Apache is used as
#>a reverse proxy to avoid by-passing the reverse proxy because of HTTP
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^                         ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
#>redirects on the backend servers which stay behind the reverse proxy.
							 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^

It is used, but not explained anywhere (I wondered what it meant...).
I like George_Carrette@iacnet.com's explanation, and he's right it should
be somewhere in the apache docs. (mod_proxy.html would be a good place to
start with).

    Martin
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