httpd-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Brian Rectanus" <brect...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: 2.2.x as a transparent reverse proxy
Date Sat, 09 Dec 2006 00:10:20 GMT
On 12/8/06, Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net> wrote:
> fre 2006-12-08 klockan 22:04 +0000 skrev Nick Kew:
>
> > How does a transparent reverse proxy differ from a reverse
> > proxy as we know and document it?
>
> The Linux cttproxy patch allows proxies to be "fully transparent"
> masquerading using the original clients source address on the
> connections to the backend.
>
> Has some concerns at the TCP/IP layer and a lot of restrictions on how
> it can be deployed, but eases deployment in some cases as the origin
> server logs is not so disturbed..


Yeah, sorry.  Should have been a bit more verbose there ;)

I need client IP on the backend to deal with auth and logging.  I
cannot always control the backend server or config, so not always
possible to work around it.

-B

Mime
View raw message