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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: REMOTE_* w/ ProxyPass
Date Thu, 01 Jul 1999 17:13:23 GMT
I don't think there is currently any way to do this. 

Before you go invent a new protocol for it, check with the squid docs to
see if they handle it already (ISTR there's something like this in squid). 


On Thu, 1 Jul 1999, Brad Fitzpatrick wrote:

> Perhaps this is the inapproriate forum, and I suspect it is, but I can't
> find reference to this elsewhere.
> I'm curious whether or not there is a way to pass the REMOTE_* environment
> variables to the webserver from another one, that's pulling the request on
> command from a ProxyPass directive.  
> In other words, I want the real server to see the environment as if it
> were hit directly from the client, instead of seeing the REMOTE_HOST and
> _PORT of the proxy machine.  
> If this functionality is not already available, would it be something
> to consider adding?  Or, is this a security hole?  I assume these settings
> would have to be passed in HTTP headers from the proxy to the other
> server, so the server would probably have to have a directive as to which
> mirroring proxies to "trust" passing environments.
> Thanks!
> Brad

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