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From Jérôme Tytgat <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Re: Problems with proxying remote URLs
Date Mon, 29 Aug 2005 13:50:18 GMT

> In Apache 2.0 mod_proxy is always run before mod_rewrite. That is why when you have a
mix of ProxyPass and RewriteRule ...
> [P] that conflict, the RewriteRule is never executed. When that is the case, I use RewriteRules
to do the proxying, and
> then add the ProxyPassReverse as needed. Then mod_rewrite forces the request through
the proxy module by setting some
> fields in the request record object to apropriate values. SO although the proxy hooks
are executed before the rewrite
> hooks, the rewrite module apparently has a way to invoke mod_proxy...

That's what I've noted and what I'm doing.

But I was wondering about performance impact, maybe I'm wrong but rewrite rules are
quite heavy in processor use.

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