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From Tom Evans <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] reverse proxy, balancing and ssl client certificate authentication
Date Thu, 17 Oct 2013 14:49:45 GMT
On Thu, Oct 17, 2013 at 12:52 PM, Jan Vávra <> wrote:
> Hello,
>  I have an idea how to setup Apache for doing load balancer based on
> mod_proxy and mod_balance modules. But in my case the backend server
> requires ssl client certificate authentication and therefore the Apache
> Server cannot terminate the ssl connection.
> I do no need http session cookie stickyness. The application is stateless.
> Can I somehow configure Apache as a transparent balancer?
> Or I should use even another software - squid, iptables?
> The backend application is a web service running on Tomcat.
> Jan.

I would use haproxy for this. I don't think (happy to be wrong) that
you can pass through unterminated SSL to a backend with



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