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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache 2.2.6, problem with mod_proxy: "ProxyPass|ProxyPassMatch can not have a path when defined in a location."
Date Thu, 29 Nov 2007 16:15:28 GMT
On Thu, Nov 29, 2007 at 05:12:12PM +0100, Werner Schalk wrote:
> Hi,
> I am running the latest version of XAMMP provided by The 
> software includes Apache 2.2.6 and I am trying to configure a reverse 
> proxy. The modules are loaded but the following lines makes Apache unhappy 
> and complain about my configuration:
> ProxyPass /a/ http://localhost:8080/
> ProxyPass /b/ http://localhost:8888/
> Now when starting the Apache I do get the following error message for a 
> syntax check (which corresponds exactly to those lines):
> /opt/lampp/bin/httpd -t -f /opt/lampp/etc/httpd.conf
> Syntax error on line 236 of /opt/lampp/etc/httpd.conf:
> ProxyPass|ProxyPassMatch can not have a path when defined in a location.
> Does anyone know what my mistake here is? I have searched the manual and 
> googled for the problem but I didn't find any answer. Thanks!

I would guess it's because your config actually looks something like:

  <Location /whatever>
   ProxyPass /a/ http://localhost:8080/
   ProxyPass /b/ http://localhost:8888/

   Jim Jagielski   [|]   [|]
        "Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war"  ~ John Adams

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