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From Christian Pascher <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache Reverse Proxy
Date Fri, 21 Jan 2011 11:51:56 GMT
So, if I want to provide HTTPS connections, it is possible to use a 
Apache Server as loadbalancer?
And how do I configure that?


Am 19.01.2011 23:44, schrieb Jeroen Geilman:
> On 1/18/11 10:29 PM, Christian Pascher wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have a topology with two apache webservers. I want to set up a new 
>> server as a reverse proxy with caching and load balancing.
> mod_proxy_balancer will do nicely.
>> As far as I know, this works fine with apache and I don't need extra 
>> software like squid. Am I right?
> It depends on your requirements, really.
> If you need esoteric things like (external) proxy authentication or 
> fine-grained client ACLs, squid is better equipped for that.
> As an application frontend loadbalancer, apache works very well.

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