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From John Oliver <joli...@john-oliver.net>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] "tee" SSL traffic?
Date Wed, 08 Apr 2009 21:33:46 GMT
On Wed, Apr 08, 2009 at 04:16:32PM -0400, Eric Covener wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 1:37 PM, John Oliver <joliver@john-oliver.net> wrote:
> > Is it possible for an instance of httpd to basically copy all traffic it
> > receives to another instance of httpd on another host?
> 
> No -- You want something much lower-level, like a TCP tunnel or a load
> balancer. Apache will always decrypt/re-encrypt if you put it between
> a client and an SSL origin server.

It would actually be quite OK for httpd to decrypt the traffic first,
since it'll be sent to one other host, on a local segment, re-encrypted
by a private keypair.

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