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From Igor Galić <i.ga...@brainsware.org>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Keepalive and Rewrite rules in Apache 2.2
Date Sat, 04 Dec 2010 00:03:23 GMT

----- "Igor Galić" <i.galic@brainsware.org> wrote:

> ----- "Kiran saligrama" <kiransk@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > Hi
> > 
> > We have been using Rewrite rules with Apache 2.0 to expose multiple
> > back-end servers. We have had very good success and when we
> upgraded
> > to Apache 2.2, the Rewrite connections do not honor keepalive
> > directive anymore. The documentation does say that by default
> > keepalive is not used and when we started using Proxy directives
> > instead of rewrite rules, keepalive behavior is more on the
> expected
> > lines.
> 
> Why oh, why, do you use mod_rewrite for proxying?
> 
> > When I looked at mod_proxy source code this default behavior seems
> > something that changed in 2.2. Can someone confirm whether this is
> > indeed the case and any rational for changing the default behavior
> > would be very beneficial for me.
> 
> Yes. Since after 2.2.9 a lot in the mod_proxy code has changed.
> 
> Check the documentation on the flags for adapting the flags as
> needed.
> 
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/current/mod/mod_proxy.html
> and in particular:
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/current/mod/mod_proxy.html#proxypass
> 
> Also make sure you're using something >= 2.2.12 (or 2.2.14? or just
> go with the latest bestest release)

Finally, as an afterthought it seems, it would also help us help you,
were you to tell us what you're trying to accomplish ;)

> > Thanks
> > Kiran

i

-- 
Igor Galić

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