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From Nick Kew <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] mod_proxy: 302 redirect makes Apache ignore some headers
Date Fri, 28 Nov 2008 17:14:58 GMT
Martijn Grooten wrote:
> Hello.
> I am running an Apache 2.0.52 web server that forwards most requests
> to a non-Apache back-end server using mod_proxy. This works fine in
> most cases. However, when the back-end server sends a 302 redirect
> response, Apache ignores some headers when forwarding this response to
> the client. In particular, any Set-Cookie: headers are ignored in the
> request, which breaks parts of the web application. I have spent the
> last few hours trying to find a solution, but have failed so far. Any
> help would be greatly appreciated.

Upgrade.  2.0.x mod_proxy is ancient and had lots of bugs.  Correct
handling of response headers was fixed just over a year ago (though
that was principally down to protocol niceties, and I think cookies
in 2.2 may have been fixed much earlier).

Nick Kew

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