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From "Marc Speck" <marcsp...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Secured reverse proxy for WebDav
Date Fri, 14 Nov 2008 07:53:19 GMT
Hi Julian

On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 6:40 PM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>wrote:

> Marc Speck wrote:
>> I want to reverse proxy webdav access with Apache 2.2. Besides routing and
>> other stuff, the web server also encrypts the connections. While this
>> works
>> fine with ProxyPass and ProxyPreserveHost for the host name, it fails for
>> sending the decrypted request from Apache to Jackrabbit. The reason is
>> that
>> Jackrabbit cannot know that it is supposed to deliver encrypted links in
>> his
>> responses.
>> I think the problem/solution lies in the constructor of WebdavRequestImpl.
>> Instead of creating hrefPrefix in the constructor of WebdavRequestImpl,
>> could it be passed by the AbstractWebdavServlet.service() method? The
>> following change enables implementations of AbstractWebdavServlet to parse
>> their particular hrefPrefixes:
>> ...
> Wouldn't it be much simpler just to put absolute paths inside the <href>
> elements?

What do you mean with "absolute paths inside <href> elements"? Could you
give me one hint more?

Do you suggest to make hrefPrefixes a fixed configuration setting? In that
case I'd prefer a dynamic solution for handling virtual hosts.


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