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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: Feature Proposal: ProxyRewriteHostHeader
Date Wed, 12 Apr 2000 22:47:36 GMT
Greg Stein wrote:
> IMO, abandoned. But let me qualify: the *forward* proxy aspect should be
> dropped and that functionality deferred to Squid. The reverse proxy case,
> where Apache sits in front of a dozen "interior" web servers, is still
> useful. But even then, I'm not sure that all of Apache is needed for that
> (e.g. a simple load balancer replaces much of this). I'm a bit torn on the
> reverse proxy part, because I do see people's position that a front-end
> Apache can perform a number of tasks (auth, page assembly, static content
> delivery, etc) and defer to the back-ends for other, more complex pieces.

I strongly suspect that mod_backhand is the right answer for this, not
mod_proxy. But I could be wrong - I haven't played yet.




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