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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] mod_rewrite and firewall problem
Date Thu, 12 Feb 2004 03:20:53 GMT

On Thu, 12 Feb 2004, Batara Kesuma wrote:
> If I set up a front end Apache with mod_proxy to serve images only on port
> 80 and Apache with mod_perl to run on port 8080, is there any problem with
> firewall setting? I mean, when a user behind firewall that only let him
> access port 80 come, can he see the website properly?

As long as you use a proxy and not a redirect the client will never know
anything about the server on port 8080.  See the mod_proxy discussion on
"reverse proxies".


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