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From Nick Kew <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache as forward and reverse proxy
Date Thu, 14 Jul 2016 10:30:30 GMT
On Thu, 2016-07-14 at 14:48 +0530, Mohanavelu Subramanian wrote:

> But there is also another statement "In a typical reverse proxy
> configuration, this option ProxyRequests Directive should be set to
> Off."

Because most people running a reverse proxy don't want to run
a forward proxy.

If you want to run both, I'd suggest keeping the reverse proxy
in a virtualhost with proxyrequests off, so you separate it from
the forward proxy.  The latter must of course be appropriately
secured against being open to abuse.

Nick Kew

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