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From Nick Kew <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] proxy to unpack gzipped data
Date Tue, 02 Mar 2004 06:59:10 GMT
On Mon, 1 Mar 2004, wrote:

> Hi everyone out there!
> I've got a problem that I can't get the grip on.
> Running Apache/IBM IHS 2.0.47 and IBM WebSphere 5.0, I use the Apache as
> a frontend with mod_proxy and mod_deflate and the WebSphere as backend.
> What I want to do is having the Apache to unpack g-zipped http request
> and then send them as plaintext http requests on to the WebSphere.

Who is sending you gzipped requests?  If that's really what you mean,
adding the mod_deflate input filter should deal with it.

OTOH if what you really meant is that it's sending an Accept-Encoding
header you can't deal with, you can strip that from what's sent to
the backend with RequestHeader.

Nick Kew

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