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From Jeff Ambrosino <>
Subject [users@httpd] SSL session/key caching on reverse mod_proxy - does Apache (as client) cache the origin server's key?
Date Tue, 27 Jan 2009 23:43:29 GMT
I'm using Apache as a reverse proxy to a back-end (origin) web server,
handling SSL traffic.  I have SSLSessionCache enabled, which lets the
Apache server cache the client's public key to prevent the need to
renegotiate subsequent connections.  But my question is whether this
also helps when Apache itself is the client to the origin web server?
In other words, is Apache caching the back-end server's public key to
prevent the need to handshake SSL to the origin each and every


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