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From Bart Braem <>
Subject [users@httpd] Re: Re: Redirecting urls to a server on a different port
Date Mon, 06 Mar 2006 07:20:48 GMT
Dick Middleton wrote:

> Bart,
>>>Have a look at mod_proxy
>> I already did, it seems to work only with subdomains. Or am I mistaken
>> there? I can't find good information on not using subdomains as it's
>> difficult to search for...
> No.  Reverse proxy is more like an alias where a particular URL is
> mapped onto another URL.
> ProxyPass /cam/camel
> ProxyPassReverse /cam/camel
> would change a request like:
> to effectively:
> The main difference between a redirect and a reverse proxy is the client
> does not know with a proxy that the request is served from a different
> URL.  With a redirect the user can see they have been switched to the
> other site.
This is exactly what I needed, thanks!


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