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From Matthieu Estrade <>
Subject Re: Apache proxy behaviour...
Date Thu, 02 Feb 2006 15:19:36 GMT
The reverse proxy read a brigade, then forward it to the client. It should not 
buffer the response but forward block of data. Maybe it's because of deflate 
or mod_security...

But this behaviour is not normal imho.


On Thursday 02 February 2006 16:13, CASTELLE Thomas wrote:
> Hi there,
> I came with a problem which surprise me, as I thought Apache was working
> differently...
> We have Apache 2.0.55 working in reverse-proxy in front of different
> webservers.
> One of our website takes a long time to process requests and respond to
> the client. The proxy reaches its timeout and closes the connection.
> So, our developers created a webpage which sends small chunks of data so
> that the connection is never closed.
> I thought it would work as, for me, apache don't wait for the page to be
> complete before sending some chunks to the client... but instead it does
> !
> In our configuration, Apache waits to have the entire page before
> sending it back to the client. Is it because of one of our module ? We
> are using, among other things, mod_rewrite, mod_proxy, mod_deflate,
> mod_security, mod_headers...
> Thanks for your help,
> Regards,
> Thomas.

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