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From David Adam <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] mod_deflate w/reverse proxy
Date Tue, 14 Jun 2005 16:12:23 GMT

On Tue, 14 Jun 2005, Serge Knystautas wrote:
> I'm having trouble using mod_deflate to compress content that is going
> through my reverse proxy using apache 2.0.46.  All requests go to a
> default virtual host, and then I use RewriteConf/RewriteRule [P] to
> carve off certain hostnames to reverse proxy to another webserver.  We
> use this approach for testing, so normally everyone sees the regular set
> of files, but before deploying I can setup special hostnames to see a
> newer site version.
<snip config and examples>
> Beyond instantly telling me how to fix this, I'm mainly hoping for
> suggestions to diagnose why the filter would not get applied to the
> proxy requests.  Thanks in advance.

I ran into a similar problem with mod_gzip on 1.3. I found that
the 'mod_gzip_item_include handler proxy-server' configuration directive
fixed this - there might be something similar for mod_deflate.


David Adam

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