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From "Krist van Besien" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] proxypass problems
Date Tue, 15 Jul 2008 12:33:09 GMT
On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 14:16, Chris Cohen <> wrote:
> 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?

This place is a good start:

You will need mod_proxy_html, which you will have to compile yourself.


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