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From "Jeffrey E Burgoyne" <burgo...@keenuh.com>
Subject Re: ProxyPreserveHost - added functionality
Date Thu, 24 Feb 2011 14:44:40 GMT
Sorry, should have read it closer, change my example to :



<Location /cgi-bin>
    ProxyPass http://otherserver.com/cgi-bin
</Location>



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> So I just went with that style.
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>> On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 7:12 PM, Jeffrey E Burgoyne
>> <burgoyne@keenuh.com>
>> wrote:
>>> I am doing some work with a large organization that has recently
>>> acquired
>>> two products that work properly through a reverse proxy system only
>>> when
>>> ProxyPreserveHost is set to on.
>>>
>>> The organization had issue as they are mandated to have only a single
>>> hostname as a point of entry for their web applications. They have many
>>> technologies in the backend for web applications, and use different
>>> context roots and proxies to manage a reverse proxy system to a few
>>> dozen
>>> back end boxes.
>>>
>>> As ProxyPreserveHost can only work on a virtual host level, I could not
>>> properly configure the web server to deal both with these applications
>>> and
>>> the current configuration at the same time (as it broke all the back
>>> end
>>> technologies).
>>>
>>>
>>> To solve this I made changes to mod_proxy specifically for them, but if
>>> there is interest I can provide the code changes back to apache to
>>> incorporate into the next release.
>>>
>>> Effectively, I added a new command that mirrors the idea of separate
>>> ProxyPass lines, example :
>>>
>>> ProxyPreserveHostURL /idm/
>>> ProxyPreserveHostURL /SepApp/
>>>
>>>
>>> This effectively does the same as PreserveProxyHost, but only when the
>>> URL's start off with the supplied parameter.
>>>
>>>
>>
>> Would it not be simpler to just expand ProxyPreserveHost to be valid
>> in a directory context?
>>
>> Cheers
>>
>> Tom
>>
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> --
> Jeffrey Burgoyne
> Chief Technology Officer
> KCSI Keenuh Consulting Services Inc
> www.keenuh.com
> burgoyne@keenuh.com
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-- 
Jeffrey Burgoyne
Chief Technology Officer
KCSI Keenuh Consulting Services Inc
www.keenuh.com
burgoyne@keenuh.com



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