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From Nick Kew <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache Proxy for non-web protocols
Date Mon, 31 Oct 2011 15:40:19 GMT
On Mon, 31 Oct 2011 15:32:49 +0000
Richard Thomas <> wrote:

> I've read that it can proxy http, ftp etc, but I want it to proxy protocols that it does
not know about.

The most generic answer is that mod_proxy offers a modular framework
for handling backend protocols.  So HTTP is implemented by mod_proxy_http,
FTP by mod_proxy_ftp, etc.  This can be extended to other protocols,
as well as pseudo-protocols.

For specific cases, other answers may apply.

Nick Kew

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