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From "Coulter, Ryan" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Force to Push data from a reverse proxy
Date Tue, 04 Sep 2007 14:31:28 GMT

> From: Matus UHLAR - fantomas <>
> Reply-To: <>
> Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2007 17:15:32 +0200
> To: <>
> Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Force to Push data from a reverse proxy
>> On 7/24/07, Jean-Baptiste Mayer <> wrote: I have a trouble using
>>> a reverse proxy:
>>> Server A (HTTP) <---> Reverse-Proxy (apache-2.0) <---> Client
>>> The client is a java application that displays real time financial data
>>> that uses HTTP as transport.
>>> Without the reverse proxy in the middle, everything is working fine.
>>> Using the reverse proxy, we loose the real time aspect of the
>>> application because data come once in a while (every ten seconds or so)
>>> by "big chunks".
> Chunked transfer encoding probably?
> On 25.07.07 18:11, Jean-Baptiste Mayer wrote:
>> I solved my problem by installing and configuring squid which does not seem
>> to bufferize data.
> Yes, because squid doesn't support transfer encoding yet.
> Maybe disabling of chunking by forcing http/1.0 protocol between proxy and
> client would solve the problem between apache proxy and client too.

I would suspect this is the case as well. I recently resolved a problem with
a similar java applet. I forced HTTP 1.0 between the proxy server and the
backend server and turned off keepalives and the applet works fine through

Ryan Coulter
UNIX System Administrator
HealthEast Care System

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