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From Ruediger Pluem <>
Subject Re: Transparent proxy setup works fine, but want to confirm the settings
Date Sat, 14 Feb 2009 21:03:43 GMT

On 02/14/2009 08:59 PM, Rainer Jung wrote:

> If you do reverse proxy only via RewriteRule, then you end up using no
> connection pool (i.e. no persistent connections) to the HTTP_HOSTs. In
> case there are only few of those (or few that carry the most load), you
> would better define a connection pool to them with ProxyPass. If you
> want to keep your rewrite construction, you can use a URL in ProxyPass,
> which you know won't really occur:
> ProxyPass /does/not/exist smax=... ...

He is doing forward proxying here and not reverse proxying.
In order to create a pool IMHO the better approach is

   ProxySet smax=...



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