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From "Spil Oss" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] mod_proxy and mod_headers
Date Mon, 18 Sep 2006 12:21:45 GMT
Finally got the setup to work.
For some backends I thought I needed ProxyPreserveHost On.
Investigating further I found a way for the server to construct pages
with absolute URLs to the external server-name.

On 15/09/06, Joshua Slive <> wrote:
> On 9/15/06, Spil Oss <> wrote:
> > The proxy is addressed with https and some of the backends are http.
> > For the backends that do correct location headers and serve http,
> > ProxyPreserveHost sends the host to the backend with http-protocol,
> > the backend returns redirect location:
> > which isn't available by http. Using
> > ProxyPassReverse for these locations doesn't work because the location
> > does not contain the proxy's address but the external address.
> I haven't thought it through completely, but I'd guess you could use
> ProxyPassReverse on that, as in
> ProxyPassReverse /
> even if is the name of the proxy.
> Joshua.

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