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From Plüm, Rüdiger, VIS <ruediger.pl...@vodafone.com>
Subject AW: Support for ProxyPreserveHost with mod_proxy_balancer?
Date Mon, 13 Feb 2006 09:00:19 GMT


> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Graham Leggett 
> 
> Gregor J. Rothfuss wrote:
> 
> > i am trying to use mod_proxy_balancer with a backend that is in turn
> > using name-based virtual hosts.
> > 
> > it seems that mod_proxy_balancer doesn't honor 
> ProxyPreserveHost (both
> > 2.2.0 and trunk), and does not send the Host: header to the backend.
> > 
> > would there be interest in a patch for that or am i attempting 
> > something
> > dumb?
> 
> The Host header should always be sent to the backend, not doing so 
> violates HTTP/1.1. This sounds like a bug of some kind.

This is not the problem. A host header *is* sent to the backend, but
it is the *wrong* one (the hostname of the worker I assume and not
the hostname of the reverse proxy).

Regards

Rüdiger


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