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From Giles Coochey <gi...@coochey.net>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Reverse Proxy will multiple IPs in same subnet
Date Fri, 28 Jan 2011 13:04:33 GMT
On 28/01/2011 13:43, Giles Coochey wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm setting up a reverse proxy with multiple IP addresses.
>
> Multiple instances of apache listen on multiple IP addresses in the 
> same subnet.
>
> My question is...
>
> If a reverse proxy is setup to listen on eth0:1 with IP address 10.4.4.10
>
> and eth0 is 10.4.4.5 in the same subnet.
>
> From a firewall perspective, will the proxy request appear to come 
> from 10.4.4.10 or 10.4.4.5?
>
> route shows the following entry:
>
> Destination    Gateway    Genmask    Flags    Metric    Ref    Use    
> Iface
> default            gateway     0.0.0.0         UG         
> 0             0         0         eth0
>
> So my guess is that the reverse proxy request will exit the proxy with 
> 10.4.4.5, even if apache is listening on 10.4.4.10 ???
>
> Am I right??
>
Damn my impatience... I did a packet capture and tested it. Yes, it 
appears so. The address of eth0 is used 10.4.4.5.

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