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From Chris Cohen <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] proxypass problems
Date Tue, 15 Jul 2008 12:16:10 GMT
On Tuesday 15 July 2008 10:31:48 Krist van Besien wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 13:27, Chris Cohen <> wrote:
> > ... and it actually works. I can access all the files. BUT
> > Apache is looking for /icons in the wrong directory and (what is
> > much more annoying) the autoindex module generates wrong links.
> > For example:
> > I am in the dir /pub/software/ and want to go into the "Parent
> > Directory", but the link points to /mirror/pub/ instead of /pub/.
> The links are generated by your mirror server. This mirror server
> does not see requests for /pub/software but for /mirror/pub/software,
> and thus generates what are, from its perspective, correct links.
> You probably though that ProxyPassReverse would fix that, but it
> doesn't, as only redirects are rewritten, not the content.
> You either need to use something that rewrites the content generate
> by your mirror server (but this is complicated for a newbie) or
> alternatively also proxy /mirror to your mirror server.

Thanks for your reply. Although it's just cosmetical I don't mind 
reading some docs. So, could you please point me in the right 
direction? What can I use to rewrite the content? mod-rewrite?

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