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From Peter Rossbach ...@objektpark.de>
Subject Re: Summer of code
Date Fri, 03 Jun 2005 17:38:48 GMT
Hey Tim,

Have you see this fine mod_rewrite filter at http://tuckey.org/urlrewrite/.
What you mean, can we use the common httpclient for backend proxy 
implementation?
    It has a stable pooling with keepalive handling and http/https support.

Peter

Tim Funk schrieb:

> Here is more detail of what I was pondering with the reverse proxy.
>
> Topic - Extend the balancer webapp to allow for reverse proxy
>
> Description
> -------------
> Write a 2.4 compliant Servlet Filter which will allow tomcat (or any 
> other compliant engine) to act as a reverse proxy.
>
>
> Constraints
> -----------
> - Use no tomcat internal specific api's
> - Allow for other filters to wrap this so caching would be allowed
> - Allow for pluggable proxy rules much like the balancer is implemented
>
>
> Rules to create
> -----------
> - simple match rule which is one-to-one mapping back to a single 
> server based on a URL prefix
>
>
> Nice to haves
> -------------
> - Use a pool of connections to take advantage of keep-alive capabilitites
> - A partner caching filter which can cache to memory/disk/???
> - A partner filter which can provide rudimentary content rewriting for 
> hosts which return an incorrect hostname
> - cluster rule - So tomcat fronts a cluster of servers for the 
> following scenarios 1) round robin 2) random 3) sticky
>
>
>
>
> Remy Maucherat wrote:
>
>>
>> I think there should be proposals, like this one which seems good, 
>> then have a vote on all these.
>>
>> Please be quick for the proposals as there's a deadline, apparently, 
>> so I'd say this needs to be wrapped up and the wiki edited by the end 
>> of next week.
>
>
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