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From Jeroen Geilman <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache Reverse Proxy
Date Wed, 19 Jan 2011 22:44:39 GMT
On 1/18/11 10:29 PM, Christian Pascher wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a topology with two apache webservers. I want to set up a new 
> server as a reverse proxy with caching and load balancing.

mod_proxy_balancer will do nicely.

> As far as I know, this works fine with apache and I don't need extra 
> software like squid. Am I right?

It depends on your requirements, really.

If you need esoteric things like (external) proxy authentication or 
fine-grained client ACLs, squid is better equipped for that.

As an application frontend loadbalancer, apache works very well.


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