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From OpenMacNews <OpenMacN...@speakeasy.net>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] how 2 restrict access to a server to ONLY from/thru another redirected server?
Date Mon, 05 Sep 2005 22:44:33 GMT
hi joshua,

thx for the quik reply! :-)

> This can't be done without control of boxA's config.  If you had
> control of boxA, you'd simply set up a reverse proxy (see
> http://www.apacheweek.com/features/reverseproxies ).

new info.  excellent!

boxA may not be doable, but the as-yet-unconsidered boxC may give me an option 
...

thx much for the pointer!

> Otherwise,
> the web would be completely insecure because anyone could claim to be
> www.whitehouse.gov.

how'd ya know what i was tryin' to do ?! >;-D

cheers,

richard

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