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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: Reverse proxy-server a buzzword which should show up in Apache Doc's
Date Fri, 27 Feb 1998 20:16:24 GMT
+1 on adding buzzwords to our documentation ;)

Dean

On Fri, 27 Feb 1998 George_Carrette@iacnet.com 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 http://www.ositis.com/
> and http://www.netscape.com/comprod/server_central/product/proxy/
> and http://www.microsoft.com/proxy/
> 
> 


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