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From Otheus <oth...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Question about mod_rewrite
Date Tue, 10 Feb 2009 15:48:23 GMT
For this (2 and 3) you need to use Apache's proxy module, not the rewrite
engine.

On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 4:32 PM, Christopher Long <kordrun@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello:
>
> I've been looking for a web server that would be capable of forwarding
> incoming messages to proper handlers and I've come across the rewrite mod
> for Apache.  From what I've read it seems like it would work, but just to
> confirm, can anyone tell me if it would be able to handle the following
> examples?
>
> 1) Message comes in to http://myserv/dullpage/  it will show a page hosted
> by Apache HTTP Server.
> 2) Message comes into http://myserv/searchengine/  it will show Google's
> webpage (yet still show http://myserv/searchengine/ as the address).
> 3) Message comes into http://myserv/soaprequest/ it will forward the
> message to http://soaphandler/
>
> With all of this happening without the end user ever knowing s/he's going
> outside of http://myserv/.
>
> Also, for example 3, it'd be needed that the response message from
> http://soaphandler/ comes back through the Apache HTTP Server which then
> passes it back to the client.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Christopher Long
>



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