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From Krist van Besien <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Reverse Proxy https to http
Date Thu, 22 Apr 2010 13:01:58 GMT
On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 2:21 PM, GB GB <> wrote:

> and in the browser I get the following: The connection has timed out

If the browser tries to access the backend directly this is because it
was told to do so, probably by the backend itself. Have a look at the
HTTP traffic coming from the browser

When apache  is used as a forward proxy it will only forward requests
to the backend, and then forward the responses back to the browser. It
does not modify the response. If the backend sends a webpage that
contains a link that points directly at the backend than you have a

Basically when you have a forward-proxy / backend combination you need
to configure the backend so that it knows that is should return
correct URLs that point to the frontend.


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