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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] ProxyPassReverse not working as documented??? (Apache 2.2)
Date Fri, 28 Sep 2007 18:05:11 GMT
On 9/28/07, proteus guy <> wrote:
> I simply cannot get a reverse proxy operational with mod_proxy on my Fedora
> Core 6 setup (Apache 2.2). For example, if I want to proxy (just
> an example) from as I should be able to do the
> following according to the docs (
> ):
> In my http.conf for
> <Location /flickr>
>     ProxyPass
>     ProxyPassReverse
> </Location>
> This works initially. Going to sure enough gives me
> the flickr main page (understand images and stuff are hosted elsewhere so
> they're coming direct and not via the proxy but that's ok for our example).
> But move your mouse over links like "Sign In" and other relative links and
> they show as instead of the (required)
> . I understand that links in the page that
> start with the protocol will not be re-written but that's not my problem.
> ProxyPassReverse is missing that extremely important /flickr Location
> identifier for to properly proxy this site.
> This is driving me nuts and I feel that I'm missing something obvious but I
> can't for the life of me get past this. Could some kind soul save me from my
> frustration?

It seems to me you have read neither the docs for ProxyPassReverse
nor the standard tutorial

They'll both tell you that you need mod_proxy_html (a third-party
module) if you want links inside the html pages rewritten.


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