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From "Boyle Owen" <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Ssl proxy tunnel
Date Mon, 10 Feb 2003 08:46:04 GMT
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Federico Mennite []
>I'have set up an ssl proxy tunnel to some backend http servers.
>HostnameLookups Off
>   ServerName
>   SSLEngine On
>   SSLCertificateFile    /opt/apache/conf/ssl.crt/my.crt
>   SSLCertificateKeyFile /opt/apache/conf/ssl.key/my.key
>   ProxyPass        /
>   ProxyPassReverse /
>It looks like that mod_proxy performs a reverse lookup for 
>just before forwarding each http request to the internal server.

Do you use mod_access (Allow, Deny, Order) at the same level ad
HostNameLookups? If so, it overrides the HNL setting (mod_access needs
to lookup). Try putting the HNL inside the VH and read carefully the
docs for HNL.


Owen Boyle

>As a workaround I added the internal host ip number to /etc/hosts.
>Can this be prevented with some configuration parameter I'm hopefully 
>missing? :)
>Federico Mennite.
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