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From Charles Marcus <CMar...@Media-Brokers.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Newbie - Apache as internet facing proxy for Windows/IIS backend .net app server?
Date Tue, 08 May 2018 16:41:47 GMT
Ok, will give this a shot, although I won't get any support from them
for the reverse proxy - but hopefully won't need any. :)

*/Charles/*/*

*/
On Mon May 07 2018 13:56:56 GMT-0400 (Eastern Standard Time), Yehuda
Katz <yehuda@ymkatz.net> wrote:
> Your application will still need to run on a Windows server with IIS,
> but it can be behind your firewall. Your Apache HTTPD server would go
> in your DMZ and would proxy connections between the clients on the
> internet and the internal server. (Your firewall would need to allow
> those connections.) 
>
> - Y
>
> On Mon, May 7, 2018 at 1:44 PM Charles Marcus
> <CMarcus@media-brokers.com <mailto:CMarcus@media-brokers.com>> wrote:
>
>     Ok, thanks!
>
>     But to be clear - I asked the Support people and was told, and I
>     quote:
>
>     "The Webvantage, Client Portal and Mobile Server applications are
>     .Net IIS applications that require Microsoft Windows and IIS."
>
>     So... was that just a typical response from a Windows support
>     person who doesn't really understand web servers?
>
>     The software in question is described here:
>
>     http://www.gotoadvantage.com/web-based-management-software
>
>     I don't mind doing the work, I'd just rather not go down a rabbit
>     hole trying to do something that can/will never work.
>
>     Thanks again,
>
>     */Charles/*/*
>
>
>     */
>     On Mon May 07 2018 13:37:36 GMT-0400 (Eastern Standard Time),
>     Yehuda Katz <yehuda@ymkatz.net> <mailto:yehuda@ymkatz.net> wrote:
>>     Certainly. I would start with the Reverse Proxy
>>     Guide: https://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.4/howto/reverse_proxy.html
>>     Come back here if you have any questions.
>>
>>     - Y
>>
>>     On Mon, May 7, 2018 at 1:32 PM Charles Marcus
>>     <CMarcus@media-brokers.com <mailto:CMarcus@media-brokers.com>> wrote:
>>
>>         Hello all,
>>
>>         I just want to know if this is even worth my time trying to
>>         figure out.
>>
>>         We have an Accounting application (.ne/IIS on Windows Server
>>         2008R2) on our LAN, but I need to provide a window to this
>>         through the internet, and I'd really, really like to not put
>>         a Windows Server on our DMZ facing the internet directly (if
>>         I have to, it will be a separate/standalone server that
>>         redirects/proxies to the Accounting server).
>>
>>         first and foremost - is it even possible to setup an Apache
>>         server to do this? I loathe IIS, and also don't know much
>>         about it, but I'm also pretty much a noob when it comes to
>>         web servers in general. I do have some experience a while
>>         back with Apache, which is why I'm starting here.
>>
>>         If it isn't, so be it, but if it is, is it very involved?
>>
>>         Tia...
>>
>>         */Charles/*/*
>>         */
>>
>


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