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From Martin Hasicek <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache as Proxy in a LAN, behind a proxy
Date Tue, 27 Mar 2012 11:16:14 GMT

I think, this part of documentation should be useful


On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 1:11 PM, Cristian Senchiu <> wrote:

> Hi there,
> I hope that someone knows the answer to this.
> I'm in a LAN that's behind a squid proxy. Any access to the outside world
> goes through this proxy.
> On
>  one machine in the LAN I have an Apache that tries to proxy requests to
>  a certain location to a server outside of the LAN. (Why this you might
> ask. Because i need to avoid the cross origin resource sharing.
> I checked the logs on the squid proxy side and the request doesn't reach
> it, there's no log there
> I checked apache side, and the error.log says
> (OS 10060)Ein Verbindungsversuch ist fehlgeschlagen, da die Gegenstelle
> nach einer bestimmten Zeitspanne nicht richtig reagiert hat, oder die
> hergestellte Verbindung war fehlerhaft, da der verbundene Host nicht
> reagiert hat.  : proxy: HTTP: attempt to connect to x.x.x.x:80 failed
> The english translation would be :
> (OS 10060)A connection attempt failed because the connected party did not
> properly respond after a period of time, or established connection failed
> because connected host has failed to respond. : proxy: HTTP: attempt to
> connect to x.x.x.x:80 (x.x.x.x) failed
> The whole process works like a charm when Apache is on machines
> with direct access to Internet. But not when I'm behind a proxy.
> What I presume is that the proxy settings of the machine where Apache is,
> are not used, and Apache tries to connect directly not through the proxy.
> Do
>  you know if there is any configuration where i tell Apache to use
> machines proxy settings? Or where I could tell Apache that it is behind a
>  proxy and give it the proxy settings?
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