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From Joe Orton <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] "Error string not specified yet: proxy: request failed to..."
Date Fri, 22 Apr 2005 08:23:11 GMT
On Thu, Apr 21, 2005 at 07:44:56PM -0400, Escudero, Peter Louis wrote:
> I have a SunFire V210 running Solaris 9 (4/04), Apache v2.0.53 & OpenSSL
> v0.9.7g, configured as a reverse-proxy for the real webserver, a Dell PE1750
> running Windows Server 2003 & IIS 6.0. In between them is a Cisco PIX
> firewall & a Cisco CSS. Regular http works fine, but secure http gives me
> the following error:
> [error] (20014)Error string not specified yet: proxy: request failed to
> (

I presume you are talking about using SSL between the reverse proxy and
the backend?  (generally SSL is not really necessary in such

Do you have "SSLProxyEngine On" configured?


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