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From Matus UHLAR - fantomas <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] DNS lookup cached
Date Tue, 22 Jun 2010 08:46:25 GMT
On 18.06.10 14:54, Diego Trombetta wrote:
> I'm using Apache as reverse proxy to redirect request inside a LAN.
> I'm trying to dynamically change the address to which forward request
> through Apache.
> In my configuration file I use something like:
> <location /dynlocation/>
> 	ProxyPass  http://dynlocation/
> 	ProxyPassReverse / 
> </location>
> The DNS lookup is resolved reading the hosts file (it's a window system).
> dynlocation
> I thought that chancing the hosts file at runtime would have made the trick,
> i.e. writing:
> dynlocation
> but it seems that Apache is caching the IP and keeps on sending requests to
> I cannot restart Apache every time I need a different IP.
> Does anybody know how to clean that DNS cache or has a different idea to
> solve this problem?

I doubt apache caches the IP. I guess it's windows who is caching the IP,
check that possibility first.
Matus UHLAR - fantomas, ;
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