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From Donald Cowart <>
Subject RE: [Patch] ProxyAllow Feature for 1.3 series.
Date Mon, 23 Oct 2000 02:08:13 GMT
The access-control directives only control who can access the proxy server
not what the proxy server itself can access.  Stated another way, the access
control directives are for client access, not destination access.  The
intention of the ProxyAllow directive is to allow Apache to be used in kiosk
environments (research libraries, schools, etc) where access to only
specific websites is wanted.


-----Original Message-----
From: Manoj Kasichainula []
Sent: Friday, October 20, 2000 12:38 AM
To: Donald Cowart
Cc: ''
Subject: Re: [Patch] ProxyAllow Feature for 1.3 series.

On Wed, Sep 13, 2000 at 10:51:54PM -0400, Donald Cowart wrote:
> Hi, I am new at this so please bear with me.  
> Here is a patch for suggestion to be included into the next release of the
> 1.3 series of Apache.  It implements a ProxyAllow directive.  This takes a
> list of host names and ONLY allows connections to those hosts.

I think this can be accomplished with:

<Directory proxy:>
access-control directives

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