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From Rainer Jung <>
Subject Re: Tomcat mod_proxy_ajp and jk exceptions
Date Mon, 26 Mar 2007 08:33:00 GMT
As a first approximation this is true. But ProxyPassReverse does not 
rewrite the body of responses. So if there is a wrong URL in the body, 
then this will not be fixed by ProxyPassReverse. It is mostly (or only?) 
for fixing the Location header in http redirects.



Erik Melkersson wrote:
>> and while we're on the subject, what's the difference b/w proxyPass and
>> ProxyPassReverse in laymens terms?
> I think thats a question for the Apache-web server mailinglist but...
> ProxyPass "forwards" the request from the user to another web server
> ProxyPassReverse "rewrites" the response from the other server before it 
> comes to the user. (domain names in redirect-headers etc)
> /Erik Melkersson

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