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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 Sun, 18 Nov 2012 23:21:21 GMT
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.

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.


>
> 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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