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From Nick Kew <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Restrict Proxy by method
Date Sat, 24 Oct 2009 12:37:07 GMT

On 24 Oct 2009, at 13:18, Aaron Dalton wrote:

> Is there a way to tell a proxy server to only forward requests using  
> a particular method (GET, POST, etc...)?  I have a web app with a  
> front and back end server.  I want the front end to pass along all  
> GETs to the back, but reject all other methods.  I've been using  
> <Limit>, but that does not work.  I would appreciate any assistance.
> <Location /fs>
> 	<Limit GET>
> 		ProxyPass http://backend/fs
> 		ProxyPassReverse http://backend/fs
> 	</Limit>
> </Location>

Won't work.  <Limit> isn't a general-purpose container.

If you use trunk (or httpd 2.3) you can use an <If "..."> block.
With 2.2 or below, you have to hack it with mod_rewrite
(or a script).

Nick Kew

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