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From Igor Cicimov <icici...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] How to prevent mod_proxy from rewriting redirects into absolute URLs?
Date Mon, 19 Nov 2012 01:53:20 GMT
On Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 12:38 PM, Yang Zhang <yanghatespam@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Nov 18, 2012 at 3:21 PM, Igor Cicimov <icicimov@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 9:48 AM, Yang Zhang <yanghatespam@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> I have: nginx (port 80) reverse-proxying to apache2 (port 88)
> >> reverse-proxying to a web app (port 5001).
> >>
> >> However, when the web app responds with a redirect like `Location:
> >> /foo`, apache2 rewrites this into `Location:
> >> http://host.com:88/sub/foo`,
> >
> >
> > Yes that's what reverse proxy is all about, it rewrites the Location
> header
> > using ProxyPassReverseso it doesn't get bypassed in case of backend
> server
> > redirection.
>
> nginx doesn't do the same rewrite from host.com:88 to host.com - I'd
> also be fine with a solution where nginx does this rewrite as well.
>
> >
> >> even though port 88 is publicly
> >> inaccessible. I'd like it to just redirect to the relative URL
> >> `Location: /sub/foo`.
> >
> >
> > So use a redirect then. Looks like reverse proxy is not applicable for
> your
> > user case.
>
> What specifically do you mean when you suggest to "use a redirect"?
> Are you suggesting redirecting host.com:88 to host.com?  That's not
> possible because port 88 is not (and should not be) publicly
> reachable.
>

I meant redirecting  /notes/ to the backend using [P] flag if you like
instead of proxying it.


> >
> >>
> >>
> >> Any ideas?
> >>
> >> My apache config (using mod_proxy_http, mod_proxy_html, mod_substitute):
> >>
> >>       <Location /notes/>
> >>         Allow from all
> >>         ProxyPass http://127.0.0.1:5001/
> >>         SetOutputFilter  proxy-html
> >>         ProxyPassReverse /
> >>         ProxyHTMLURLMap  /   /notes/
> >>         RequestHeader unset Accept-Encoding
> >>         AddOutputFilterByType SUBSTITUTE application/atom+xml
> >>         Substitute "s|127.0.0.1:5001|host.com/notes|"
> >>       </Location>
> >>
> >> Thanks.
> >>
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>
>
>
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> Yang Zhang
> http://yz.mit.edu/
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