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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] SUSE 9.2 Apache 2.0.50 Rewrite problem[SOLVED]
Date Mon, 28 Mar 2005 17:16:15 GMT
On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 12:04:36 -0500, John S. Wolter
<> wrote:
> I then undertook to examine all of SUSE's LINUX Pro 9.2's 28 Apache
> .conf files.  I found that ProxyRequests is by default turned off,
> turning it On it works. Simple.  Off is SUSE's default but I do not know
> if that is the Apache distribution default.  While exploring the
> Rewriting, and now Proxy, issue I came across a couple of books that
> covered Apache security.  One issue that all discussed is preventing
> Apache's proxy from being used as an open relay.

You do *not* need "ProxyRequests On" to create a reverse proxy.  This
may, in fact, make things work for you, but it is not the "correct"
sollution.  There must be another problem in your config.


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